Rollout of Uniform Code of Military Justice: Revisions
The United States recently rolled out the biggest revision of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) since its formal inception after WWII. The USMJ is the set of rules and regulations that dictate criminal offenses for service members and how they are adjudicated.
Geoffrey Corn, Presidential Research Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston in Houston, Texas, discusses why the reform, the big changes, and updates that some wonder went too far.
[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:54 ] What drove the mandate to revise the code
[ 4:14 ] The changes that really matter
[ 10:17 ] What changes may have gone too far