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Get Ready for the February 9th MCLE Zoom Luncheon, with LCDR Terence Sanders, USN, JAGC and CDR John-Paul Mantone, USN

Thursday, February 9, 2023

12 pm — Zoom meeting AND “in-person”
at Hennessey’s Tavern Dining Room
7811 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

We are very pleased to have as our February speakers, LCDR Terence Sanders, USN, JAGC and CDR John-Paul Mantone, USN, presenting an “Overview of the Military Justice System,” in which they will:           

  • provide an overview of the military justice system, to include a general history describing its constitutional foundation, statutory authorities, and the adoption of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ); 
  • give a description of the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General Corps (JAGC); 
  • explain the unique structure of the military justice system; highlighting differences in the application of constitutional rights between the military and civilian justice systems; crossover areas with the civilian legal field; and 
  • illustrate a few examples of “operational law”; and discuss how legislation such as National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) impacts the military justice system.

To read more about this upcoming event, please click here.


Looking Back at the January 12th MCLE Zoom Luncheon, with Tristan E.H. Higgins

Thursday, January 12, 2023

12 pm — Zoom meeting AND “in-person”
at Hennessey’s Tavern Dining Room

We were very pleased to have attorney Tristan E.H. Higgins as our January speaker, presenting “CONQUERING KRYPTONITE:  UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AND IMPLICIT BIAS, in which our speaker:

  • highlighted the difference between unconscious and implicit bias; 
  • assisted participants in learning how to identify their individual bias/biases;  and 
  • introduced participants to some bias interruption strategies. 

To read more about this past January 12th event, please click here.