West Point was accused in a federal lawsuit Tuesday of improperly using race and ethnicity as factors in admissions by the same group behind the legal challenge that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court striking down affirmative action in college admissions.
One admission for all: Push for standardized federal bar admission gaining traction
A proposal submitted to the Judicial Conference’s Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure last month provides for the creation of a “Bar of the District Court for the United States.”Read More
Going to court: Indiana National Guard bills spark debate on right to request court martial
The Indiana General Assembly has introduced two identical twin bills that would change how court martial hearings are called — specifically, who could call or demand those hearings.Read More
LSC report spotlights need to help veterans
Military veterans often hear about how much their service is valued, but the transition from active duty to the civilian world is a difficult journey that can force them to face, alone, struggles with physical and mental health, endless bureaucracy and the nuances of living life out of uniform. Compounding the difficulties are the civil legal issues that burden many former service members.Read More
A federal judge on Tuesday vacated the military conviction of Bowe Bergdahl, a former U.S. Army soldier who pleaded guilty to desertion after he left his post and was captured in Afghanistan and tortured by the Taliban.
There are several aspects to a military divorce that are distinguishable from an everyday divorce matter.
A Massachusetts Air National Guard member was arrested Thursday in connection with the disclosure of highly classified military documents about the Ukraine war and other top national security issues.
The Justice Department said Wednesday it has tentatively settled a lawsuit over the 2017 mass shooting at a Texas church that will pay victims and their families more than $144 million.
A Marine from Indiana who said he was waiting for “Civil war 2” and two other active-duty members of the military have been charged with participating in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, authorities said in newly filed court papers.
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is inviting all Hoosiers to honor the country’s veterans by playing the military bugle call “Taps” from their front porches or wherever they are at 9 p.m. Friday.
Indianapolis police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a shooting over the weekend that left one Dutch soldier dead and two wounded.
Before three Dutch soldiers were shot, one fatally, in downtown Indianapolis, they were training in a southern Indiana military camp where international soldiers enter highly specialized urban combat simulations they might not be able to get in their own country.
One of three Dutch soldiers wounded in a shooting outside a hotel in downtown Indianapolis over the weekend has died, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
An Air Force major general in Ohio has been convicted by a military judge of one of three specifications of abusive sexual contact in the first-ever military trial of an Air Force general.
A federal judge has blocked the military from disciplining a dozen U.S. Air Force officers who are asking for religious exemptions to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine.
When relatives of American oil executives jailed in Venezuela met virtually with a senior Justice Department official this month, it didn’t take long for their frustrations to surface.
President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Monday, authorizing $768.2 billion in military spending, including a 2.7% pay raise for service members, for 2022.
Federal judges are facing a thorny question when they sentence veterans who stormed the Capitol: Do they deserve leniency because they served their country or tougher punishment because they swore an oath to defend it?
A child of working-class Jamaican immigrants in the Bronx, Colin Powell rose from neighborhood store clerk to warehouse floor-mopper to the highest echelons of the U.S. government.
The first group of Afghan refugees bound for Camp Atterbury in southern Indiana arrived in the state Thursday.
Afghan evacuees could start arriving at Camp Atterbury for temporary housing as soon as Friday, Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced.
The Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training base will temporarily house Afghan refugees who assisted the U.S. during its 20-year war in Afghanistan, guard officials said Tuesday.