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    • 21678-01
    • *Military Justice
    • Fidell
    • Mon 4:10 PM-5:35 PM
      Wed 4:10 PM-5:35 PM
    • 3
    • Professional Responsibility
      New York Bar Professional Responsibility
    • open enrollment
    • paper required

    *Military Justice (21678). 3 units. This course will explore the character and function of military justice today. Topics will include the constitutional rights of military personnel; court-martial jurisdiction and offenses; trial and appellate structure and procedure; collateral review; the roles of commanders, Congress, the Supreme Court, and the President; lawful and unlawful command influence; the role of custom; and punishment. Current issues such as the treatment of sexual offenses, military commissions, government contractors and other civilians, command accountability, military justice on the battlefield, judicial independence, and the application of international human rights norms to military justice will be addressed. The class will consider issues of professional responsibility, how the military justice system can be improved, and what, if anything, can be learned from the experience of other countries. The primary text will be Fidell, Hillman & Sullivan, Military Justice: Cases and Materials (LexisNexis, 2d ed., 2012). Paper required. E. R. Fidell.

    Location: SLB - 122 (Mon)
    SLB - 122 (Wed)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 20379