Military Laws on Exemplary Conduct: What Remains after 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Rulings

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College


JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 18, 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that despite the recent District Court decisions enjoining the Department of Defense from enforcing or applying "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," there remains a significant body of law allowing the military to demand what it considers "exemplary conduct" from its members.

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Keywords: Military Justice, Uniform Code of Military Justice, UCMJ, Exemplary Conduct, Exemplary Conduct Statute, District Court, Federal law, Department of Defense, DoD, Don't Ask Don't Tell, DADT

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Date posted: June 26, 2012  

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Govern, Kevin H., Military Laws on Exemplary Conduct: What Remains after 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Rulings (2010). JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 18, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2093484 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2093484

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