Testing Military Jurisdiction Over Contractor Employees

Law360, New York (November 30, 2011, 6:22 PM EST) -- After nearly five years “on the books,” the highest military court in the United States will review the constitutionality of an amendment to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) that potentially made every provision of the UCMJ applicable to civilian contractor employees “serving with or accompanying an armed force in the field.”[1]  

On Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) granted review of an Army Court of Criminal Appeals decision to answer two questions that will...
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