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Military Law Review-Volume 172

By: ajor Todd S. Milliard

Military Law Review

Excerpt: Since 1958, the Military Law Review has been published at The Judge Advocate General?s School, United States Army, Charlottesville, Virginia. The Military Law Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research, and it is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import to military legal scholarsh...

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Grants of Immunity and Military Law, 1971-1976

By: Major Herbert Green

Military Law Review

Introduction: Five years ago, federal immunity law was in a state of transition and uncertainty. A newly enacted general immunity statute had repealed all existing federal immunity statutes and adopted use immunity as the degree of protection necessary to supplant the privilege against self-incrimination. Because the Supreme Court had never ruled on the constitutionality of use immunity and had, in dictum, cast doubt upon...

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Military Law Review-Volume 173

By: aptain Erik L. Christiansen

Military Law Review

Excerpt: Since 1958, the Military Law Review has been published at The Judge Advocate General?s School, United States Army, Charlottesville, Virginia. The Military Law Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research, and it is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import to military legal scholarsh...

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The Changing Meanings of Discretion: Evolution in the Federal Tort...

By: Donald N. Zillman

Military Law Review

Excerpt: After more than two decades of congressional activity and scholarly persuasion, Congress passed the Federal Tort Claims Act as a part of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946. The Act mixed high-minded concern over the failure to compensate victims of negligent or wrongful government acts and a more practical desire to rid the Congress of the several thousand private relief bills that proved a by-product of federal sovereign immunity. In broad terms the FTC...

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Liability and Relief of Government Contractors for Injuries to Ser...

By: ptain Jules F. Miller

Military Law Review

Introduction: The recent litigation by Vietnam veterans suffering from exposure to the chemical Agent Orange is but one example of a trend by victims of the harmful effects of the research and products of government contractors to seek damages directly from the contractors. The government?s demand for research on the fringes of technology and for products at the state of the art increases the likelihood of injury or death.

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An Outline of Soviet Military Law

By: Department of The Army

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The military law of progressive states shows an uneasy compromise between the needs of discipline and of justice. The efficiency of a fighting force renders both discipline and justice indispensable. Soviet military law reflects the dilemma of these two fundamental requirements. The Soviet military legal system is further complicated by the Communist system and by the historical fact that this system was forged on the anvil of revolution. Over the years these fa...

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Certain Conventional Weapons Convention : Arms Control or Humanita...

By: aptain J. Ashley Roach

Military Law Review

Introduction: This article examines the 1980 Conventional Weapons Convention and the first protocol annexed thereto relating to non-detectable fragments. The second protocol to this treaty, regarding mines, booby traps and similar devices, is analyzed by Lieutenant Colonel Burrus M. Carnahan, USAF, of the International Law Division, Office of The Judge Advocate General, U.S. Air Force, who was also a member of the American delegation to the United Nations Conference on P...

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Professional Writing Award for 1982

By: Captain Stephen J. Kaczynski

Military Law Review

Introduction: Each year, the Alumni Association of The Judge Advocate General?s School, U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, presents an award to the author of the best article published in the Military Law Review during the previous calendar year. The purposes of the award are to recognize outstanding scholarly achievements in military legal writing and to encourage further writing.

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Military Law Review Volume 103: A Tribute

By: Judge William H. Cook

Military Law Review

Excerpt: Judge William H. Cook, Associate Judge of the United States Court of Military Appeals, has announced that he will retire from the court in March 1984. Judge Cook will thus conclude a decade of service on the court and over thirty years in the service of the United States government. Born in Carbondale, Illinois, and educated in the Carbondale school system, Judge Cook served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1946. He completed his undergraduate work at Sout...

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Personal Service Contracts

By: Russell N. Fairbanks

Military Law Review

Excerpt: Personal services may not be obtained upon a contractual basis but are required to be performed by regular employees who are responsible to the Government and subject to its supervision. In view of the long history of this rule of Government procurement, its uncertainty is anomalous. This article attempts to examine the origin, present content, and probable future of the rule, and incidentally, to illuminate the relationship among the Congress, the Comptroller G...

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Military Law Review-Volume 144

By: aptain Stuart W. Risch

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The Editorial Board dedicates this volume of the Military Law Review to Ms. Eva F. Skinner upon her retirement after thirty-five years of federal service. Ms. Skinner was the Editorial Assistant in the Developments, Doctrine, and Literature Office for the past fifteen years, assisting with the publication of over sixty-five volumes of the Military Law Review and over 200 issues of The A m y Lawyer. The Editorial Board congratulates Ms. Skinner on her outstanding...

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The Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act-A Survey

By: aptain Philip J. Bagley

Military Law Review

Introduction: The Soldiers? and Sailors? Civil Relief Act of 1940 is one of the most misunderstood statutes ever passed by Congress and signed into law by the President. Too often a ?soldier or sailor? finds himself in a financial or legal quandary after having acted on some false or misleading information about the Act. The Act is not a panacea for all the problems that an individual faces when he serves in the armed forces, Rather the Act merely permits the serviceman ...

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Military Law Review-Volume 145

By: aptain Stuart W. Risch

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The Military Law Review has been published quarterly at The Judge Advocate General?s School, United States Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1958. The Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research and is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and p...

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Electronic Data Processing and the Judge Advocate

By: jor Robert N. Johnson

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The article is concerned with a new type of research took computer oriented automatic data processing systems-available to judge advocates. The article briefly dissembles the history of the Amy?s utilization of computers. I t explains, in Zayman?s language, the processes of information storage and programming. Perhaps most importantly, it explains the use of computer records as evidence in court-martial proceedings and outlines the steps to be t d e n in laying ...

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Military Law Review-Volume 142

By: aptain Stuart W. Risch

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The Military Law Review has been published quarterly at The Judge Advocate General?s School, U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1958. The Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research and is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and preference...

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The Freedom of Information Act and Pretrial Discovery

By: ajor Wilsie H. Adams

Military Law Review

Excerpt: This article discusses the 1966 amendments to 5 U.S.C. 1002, allowing greater access to government agency records and authorizing federal courts to enjoin agencies from unreasonably withholding such records. Procedure under this Freedom of Information Act, as amended, is compared with discovery proceedings under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including the factors upon which a sound choice between the two may be made by a litigant. The author concludes th...

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Military Law Review-Volume 143

By: aptain Stuart W. Risch

Military Law Review

Excerpt: The Military Law Review has been published quarterly at The Judge Advocate General?s School, U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1958. The Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research and is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area of scholarship, and preference...

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Grievance Arbitration Within Department of the Army under Executiv...

By: Major David C. Davies

Military Law Review

Excerpt: This article analyzes grievance arbitrations within the Army. The author traces the history of such grievances since Executive Order 10988 was promulgated in 1962, briefly compares Army experience with that of the other services, and suggests techniques f o r counsel in such arbitrations. The conclusion indicates that the arbitration system has successfully alleviated pressures that might have impaired employee morale.

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Symposium on Administrative and Civil Law: Introduction

By: Percival D. Park

Military Law Review

Excerpt: In this volume the Military Law Review continues the series of symposia on specialized areas of military law which commenced with volume 80. With this volume, also, one cycle of those symposia has been completed: Each of the four major areas of military law criminal law, contract law, international law, and now administrative and civil law-has been the subject of at least one volume of the Review.

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In Memoriam

By: eter Hollingshead-Cook

Military Law Review

Excerpt: Colonel Peter Hollingshead-Cook, Senior and Associate Judge, United States Army Court of Military Review, died on 15 August 1978, while on leave in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Judge Cook is survived by his widow, Light, and two sons, Steven and Peter. Judge Cook had a distinguished career as a soldier and military lawyer before coming to the Court. He was born in New York and educated at the University of Virginia where he received his Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1956. H...

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