Purpose: The Military Justice Leaders Course provides military justice leaders with specialized training on the effective management of criminal justice legal systems, processes, and personnel. Through classroom instruction and highly qualified peer mentorship, students will learn how to supervise, train, and develop their subordinate counsel. Students will obtain an in-depth understanding of the rules and methodologies of pretrial preparation and processes including selecting panel members, negotiating plea agreements, and utilizing the new procedures available under Article 30a. Finally, students will achieve an understanding of the rules and best practices of post-trial court-martial actions, while exploring select specialized topics such as working with Special Victim Counsel, and leading and managing civilian employees.
Prerequisites: This course is designed for active duty Judge Advocates from all services who currently serve, or are scheduled to serve, as military justice managers, in particular, chiefs of justice and senior defense counsel. Reserve component Judge Advocates, senior non-commissioned officers and senior civilian personnel may also attend on a space available basis.
Please complete this form to apply for the course.
Applications are due NO LATER THAN 28 July 2020. Admissions will be made on a rolling basis. Those interested should apply early. Applicants will be notified of their enrollment status (admitted or waitlisted) NLT 4 August 2020.
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