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Military lawyers discuss legal challenges of cyber threats

December 09, 2016

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law (SCAFL), together with George Washington University Law School’s Military Law Society, National Security Law Association, and Cyberlaw Students Association, sponsored a cybersecurity law panel on September 21. The panel brought together lead military attorneys responsible for handling cybersecurity law issues for the


How - and why - a law school veterans clinic works

October 25, 2016

At the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, student advisors are developing practical legal skills through a live-client clinic providing pro bono legal services to veterans, servicemembers, and their families. The Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS) represents clients in both civil matters,

Jack Rives

Podcast: Transitioning from Military Law to Civilian Practice

August 30, 2016

In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Sandy Gallant-Jones speaks with General Jack Rives, executive director of the American Bar Association, about his career as a military lawyer, his transition to civilian life, and his current role within the ABA. Jack reminisces about his passion for the legal

Don’t be afraid to ask questions

December 01, 2015

By Lt. Gen. Flora Darpino LT. GEN. FLORA DARPINO is the 39th judge advocate general of the U.S. Army and the first woman to oversee the nearly 2,000 full-time judge advocates and civilian attorneys who provide legal services to the U.S. Army. She is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law—Camden