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February 2017 - "The 2016 NDAA Amendments to the UCMJ" featuring Chief Judge (ret.) Andy Effron of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Date/Time: February 21 @ 19:00   (Social: 18:00 - 19:20 @ Tonic (2036 G. St. NW, Washington, DC 20052)

Location:  George Washington University Law School, Law Learning Center Moot Courtroom (LLC009), 2028 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20052 (Located in the lower level of the white and glass building next to Tonic)

Topic: In December 2016, Congress adopted the most extensive changes to the UCMJ in almost 50 years.  The amendments will dramatically alter many features of court-martial practice.

About the Speaker: Andrew Effron has served in judicial, legislative, and executive positions, including as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; General Counsel and Minority Counsel of the Senate Armed Services Committee; an attorney in the Department of Defense Office of General Counsel; a judge advocate in the Army; and a legislative aide in the House of Representatives. Currently, he is the Director of the Military Justice Review Group, an organization established by the Secretary of Defense to undertake a comprehensive review of the statutes and rules governing the military justice system. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Political Review.

RSVP: Please RSVP by 1700 on Feb. 21, 2017.

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