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Unformatted text preview: war so it’s illegal 1. We haven’t declared war since 1942, but we’ve fought in almost a dozen since--the legality of these wars have never been contested successfully 4. (jus in bello: just because one person commits a war crime does not mean everyone will be held accountable) 2. 2006 1. I.R.R.-Individual Ready Reserve (you sign up for 8 years) 1. People usually finish their service in a shorter span of time--even after released though, can still be called back if it’s within the 8 year contract 2. Stop-Loss 1. Can be kept as long as the military needs you (longer than scheduled) 3. N.G/R. 1. ½ of our forces are National Guard or Reserve (weekend military members)--being activated and sent over-seas 2. Repeat deployments...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course LEGAL 297 taught by Professor Kelleher during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08