Judicial Edge2017-05-02T14:59:14+00:00

How to open an adjudicative hearing in 16 easy steps

By Hon. Tom D. Capshaw (Ret.)

  1. Recite the title of the case, the date and the authorizing signature on the notice of hearing. (Review the affidavit of service to assure proper service if there is a nonappearance.)
  2. If necessary, briefly state the action which the agency proposes to take in the notice and summarize the issues or allegations.
  3. “My name is (Administrative Law Judge’s name). I am an Administrative Law
August 16th, 2018|

Did military courts just lose their right to be different? Five takeaways from Ortiz v. United States

By Col. Linda Strite Murnane (Ret.), USAF

In 1974, in Parker v. Levy, 417 US 733, the United States Supreme Court held that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution can be applied differently in the military context because of the distinctive character and purpose of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The court said military court proceedings are different because they are discipline based. That distinction validated the quasi-judicial

July 25th, 2018|
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