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Military Commissions Freeze Appeals in the 9/11 Case

On Wednesday, May 23, the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR), the intermediate military appellate court responsible for reviewing military commission proceedings, announced that it currently lacks a quorum to decide contested motions in United States v. Khalid Shaikh … Continue reading

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California Bill Would Allow Elected Officials to Regulate and Veto Police Use of Military Spy Tech

In recent years, protesters have come face to face with police forces that are increasingly well-equipped with battlefield surveillance technologies. That’s because U.S. police are getting more and more equipment from the U.S. military—including sophisticated surveillance equipment. The trend has … Continue reading

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Fighting to make it easier for military spouses to practice law wherever the call of duty takes them

This Military Spouse Appreciation Day, take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices of spouses of U.S. Armed Forces servicemembers and consider how you can support military families. Military spouses of active-duty military servicemembers are uprooted every 3-4 years to … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Finds District Court Sharply Deviated from Existing Authority on CERCLA Cleanup Costs Between Military Contractor and U.S. Government When it Allocated 100 Percent of Liability to Military Contractor

TDY Holdings v. United States, et al., 872 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2017). TDY brought suit for contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against the U.S. government relating to environmental contamination at TDY’s manufacturing plant. … Continue reading

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Military Families Have More Options When Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Military families who have kids with special needs have historically faced a number of difficulties when planning for their future financial stability.   Previously, military families faced the challenge of being unable to assign survivor benefits to their child with special … Continue reading

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