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The Division of Authority Between the Special Trial Counsel and Commanders Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Planning Now for the Next Phase of Reform

In late 2021, Congress reformed the military justice system in a way that materially alters the traditional division of prosecutorial responsibility between nonlawyer military commanders and uniformed lawyers. Now that the dust has settled, it is important to take stock of the reforms agreed upon, and the ones left out.

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The Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act: Are the Solutions Commensurate with the Problem?

The bill in its current form reshapes military justice far beyond the context of sexual assault. Congress should take care to fashion a solution commensurate with the problem at hand, and not go too far. 

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