Call for Nominations
The National Military Law Section is seeking nominations for a Secretary and up to five Executive Members for the term September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.
For further details, please see the full Call for Nominations.
The JAG receives Queen’s Counsel appointment
The National Military Law Section congratulates Major-General Blaise Cathcart, Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces, on his Queen’s Counsel appointment by the Government of Nova Scotia.
For more details: http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/news-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=4575
Newsletter: We are once again seeking articles for the next edition of the newsletter. We are looking for articles that are between 300 and 1,000 words submitted in French or English.
Please send articles to Daniel Sommers.
Chair, National Military Law Section
NMLS announces winner of Sword & Scale Annual Essay Competition
Marc Lampert of the University of Windsor Faculty of Law is the winner of the 2012 CBA NMLS Sword and Scale Annual Essay Competition Prize.
Articles of Interest
Intelligence Security Diaries
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The Section is currently looking for articles for its next newsletter. If you would like to contribute to the next edition, please contact us at CBA Newsletters.
The most recent edition of Sword and Scale can be found here. Previous issues can be found on the Newsletter page.
- The National Military Law Section is a national Section of the Canadian Bar Association. It is necessary to submit a request to become a member of the Section to Chloé Whitfield at the CBA by e-mail including your name, CBA membership number, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address or by telephone at (800) 267-8860 Ext. 107.
- Legal officers from the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Forces who are members of the CBA are not automatically members of the National Military Law Section. Legal officers must specifically submit a request for membership in the Section.
- Members of any provincial Branch Military Law Section are automatically members of the National Military Law Section.
This Section deals with military law, including the military system of justice and operational law, as well as uniquely military aspects of established substantive bodies of law practised by civilians such as criminal law, tort law, intellectual property, employment and human rights law, air law, maritime law and international law.
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