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Military Retirees Subject to the UCMJ

The Supreme Court recently denied a writ of certiorari in Larrabee v. United States. In denying to hear this appeal, the Supreme Court effectively upheld the lower courts decision. The case made the news because it involved a retired Marine

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Federal Employees and the Merit Systems Protection Board

Are you a federal employee? Have you received an adverse action from your agency? You may have the right to appeal and fight against adverse employment actions that impact your federal employment through the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). If

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Absence Without Leave (AWOL) and Desertion

Members of the Armed Forces are required to be at or near their assigned duty station at all times unless military orders or leave requests dictate otherwise. Failing to report in a timely manner to your appointed place of duty

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Marijuana in Washington, DC: Just How Legal Is “Legalized”?

In 2014, Washington DC’s Initiative 71 legalized the recreational use of marijuana in the District of Columbia. But how legal is “legalized”? While possession-based arrests have decreased in the years since Initiative 71 passed, arrests are still made for public

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