Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Prof. VanLandingham contemplates post-9/11 American military justice

Global Military Justice Reform contributor (and National Institute of Military Justice president) Prof. Rachel E. VanLandingham (Southwestern Law School) has written Post-9/11 Reflections on American Military Justice for the American Constitution Society's Expert Forum. Excerpt:

"Here’s the bottom-line: if we can’t trust military commanders to dispose of allegations of sexual assault because of structural dynamics, why is Congress going to continue to trust them with the disposition of allegations of all other serious offenses, including those that carry the death penalty?"

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