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Government returns to Supreme Court on military transgender ban

Last month the Trump administration asked the justices to allow it to bypass the courts of appeals and immediately take up three cases (here, here and here) challenging the government’s ban on service in the military by most transgender individuals. Today the administration … Continue reading

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Baum Hedlund Files Lawsuit Over Military Black Hawk Crash

Share This Item December 10, 2018 – Hartford, Connecticut – – The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed a lawsuit against helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky over a Black Hawk helicopter crash that killed one United States Army Soldier and severely … Continue reading

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DOJ Seeks Early Supreme Court Review of Transgender Military Policy

As reported by SCOTUblog, the Justice Department has filed petitions for certioriari in three cases in which district courts have enjoined implementation of the Trump Administration's new policy on transgender individuals serving in the military.  The petitions in all three … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Authorizes U.S. Military to Use Deadly Force Along U.S./Mexico Border

Members of a U.S Army engineering brigade place Concertina wire around an encampment for troops, Department of Defense and U.S. Customs and Border Protection near the U.S.-Mexico International bridge, Nov. 4, 2018, in Donna, Texas. Photo courtesy of Voice of… … Continue reading

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Last Week at the Military Commissions: A New Judge and Testimony on Unlawful Influence

Last week, the military commission in United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed et al. reconvened for pretrial proceedings, meeting in open session on Sept. 10, 11, and 12. The commission covered Col. Keith Parrella’s replacement of Col. James Pohl as … Continue reading

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