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NSAC Candidate Earns FAWL Scholarship

 

 

Tara Irani, a 2L Candidate on the University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review, was recently honored along with two other Miami Law Students as she received the Alexandra Bach Lagos Scholarship from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Irani, who also works as a Research Coordinator at Ryder Trauma Center, is […]

 

 

NSAC 2014 Symposium

 

 

    The National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review’s 2014 Symposium is coming up this Friday, November 14th, 2014. This event will be held at the Student Activities Center located on the University of Miami Coral Gables Campus (1311 Miller Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33146). A schedule of events follows:   1:00 PM         Welcome […]

 

 

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NSAC Candidate Earns FAWL Scholarship

 

 

Tara Irani, a 2L Candidate on the University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review, was recently honored along with two other Miami Law Students as she received the Alexandra Bach Lagos Scholarship from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Irani, who also works as a Research Coordinator at Ryder Trauma Center, is […]

 

 

Can The Practice Of Mindfulness & Staying In The Moment Help Soldiers Eliminate The Negative Effects Of Stress?

 

 

Anthony Moreland – As society continues to explore healthier living habits such as foregoing medications and moving towards holistic stress management, the Army Study Program Management Office has begun their own research to implement programs like mindfulness, and tai chi for the benefit of soldier’s mental, physical health and overall military readiness. It is widely […]

 

 

Elections 2014: A Continuing Decline of Military Veterans in Congress or a Prediction of a Future Increase and Why it Matters

 

 

David J Puentes- It does not come as news to many that the number of military veterans in Congress has significantly declined over the last few decades. From the mid 1960s through the late 1970s, the proportion of military veteran legislators remained at around 75%. Since then, however, the number has drastically dropped to approximately […]

 

 

NSAC Candidate Wins John T. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition

 

 

Andrew Schindler, a 2L Candidate on the University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review, took home first place at the 2014 John T. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition at the University of Miami School of Law. Schindler and his partner, Mac Morey, defeated fellow 2Ls Janelly Crespo and Priscilla Perez in front of […]

 

 

The Forgotten Ones: Where do transgender service members stand in the aftermath of the repeal of DADT?

 

 

By Anthony Moreland - Following on the heels of the repeal of the policy that openly discriminated against gay and lesbian service members known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT)”, comes the kindred spirit of the gay and lesbian community, the transgenders. Albeit not a new discussion, the recent revelations of PFC Bradley Manning are bringing the plight of […]

 

 

The Legality and Wisdom of Travel Restrictions Related to Ebola

 

 

By Stephanie Rosendorf - The Ebola Virus Disease is a severe and oftentimes fatal illness in humans, which has already taken the lives of thousands of people in Africa during this year. The first human outbreaks occurred in Africa in 1976, with the most recent outbreak also occurring in Africa but spreading to other continents, as […]

 

 

ISIS or Al-Qaeda – AUMF’s Applicability to ISIS

 

 

By David J. Puentes – The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as “ISIS”, “ISIL”, and the “Islamic State,” has received ever-increasing military attention by the United States in recent months. With limited air strikes in early August 2014, bombardment of ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq in late September 2014, and recent […]

 

 

National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Symposium

 

 

    For a download of the flyer, please click here: NSAC_Symposium_Poster V4 copy

 

 

NSAC Welcomes Sixteen New Candidates for 2014-15 Academic Year

 

 

The University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review is please to announce the addition of sixteen new candidates for Volume V and the 2014-15 academic year. These candidates distinguished themselves due to their academic achievements, writing abilities, and outstanding work experience. The Volume V candidate class includes fourteen second-year students and two […]

 

 

Where is the Justice? The Sexual Assault Crisis Plaguing the Military and a Lack of Meaningful Justice

 

 

by Marc E. Rosenthal* Abstract             Sexual assault is a major problem in every branch of the American Armed Forces. The current military justice system is flawed in such a way as to deny victims of sexual assault in the military meaningful and competent justice. Victims of sexual assault in the military do not receive […]

 

 

 

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