Contemporary Challenges in Military Justice (SC)

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 6/14
Credits: 1
Days Date Time Room


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284


1800-1930 SL284

Course Description

This short course explores the challenges of contemporary military justice, the application of international human rights, and strategies for reform. Topics will include the role of commanders; unlawful command-, presidential-, and congressional-influence; constitutional rights of military personnel; court-martial jurisdiction and offenses; judicial independence; punishment; military commissions; and summary (nonjudicial) proceedings.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will be required to submit a paper via EXPO no later Nov. 25th at noon.

Other Work

For each class session, one or more students will be asked to write a two-page memo responding to the assigned readings and to open the discussion. Please circulate your response memos via the course Canvas page by noon on the day of the class.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: Required materials will be posted to the course's Canvas website.

Course Notes: Students are expected to come to class prepared, and to speak up. Grades are a function of attendance, preparation, classroom participation, response memos, and the paper.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123819870

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Saturday, October 28, 12:01 AM

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Saturday, November 11, 11:59 PM

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