Category Archives: Military & Veterans
Let’s be thankful for our veterans. Our judicial system needs bold leadership to energize the Veterans Criminal Diversion Program, conduct a public relations campaign, and overcome disparate treatment of Veterans among the various counties. November 08, 2021 at 10:00 AM 15 minute read State and Local Government By Thomas Roughneen According to a 2021… Read More »
1000s of military, DoD contractors and civilians threatened with loss of jobs. Can you be forced to violate your sincerely held religious beliefs?
Form letter available below. Consider re-writing and incorporating the language from my pastor’s letter which is below. And of course the answer is no. You do not have to sacrifice your beliefs. Believe it or not, however, military guidelines do authorize forced injections but that is a wholly unreasonable and unlikely outcome. Here is… Read More »
Military Knows That They Cannot Discharge Tens of Thousands who won’t Take a Vaccine That Does not Provide Immunity to Covid or So-called Delta Variant
We wish that there was more that you can do, now, but a lawyer may not be necessary until you are notified of administrative separation. If you would like a privileged consultation, please let us know and we can explain more as it relates to your personal circumstances. DOD will not back down on… Read More »
Your Rights – Department Of Defense (DOD) Mandatory Use Of Experimental Spike Protein Injection Against Covid.
We dispute that the military has the authority to coerce you to take a non-FDA approved experimental injection of unknown materials with unknown consequences. But that is easy for us to exclaim, since we are already retired. Simply put, you can defend yourself and force the Government to prove their allegations of any misconduct… Read More »
On January 1, 2017, New Jersey’s Bail Reform Statute took effect. This statute, which limits the situations that defendants can be held in pre-trial detention, is essential in granting veterans, and everyone, with or without a criminal history, the opportunity to await trial in their home and community, rather than in jail. Of course,… Read More »
When a member of the NOAA, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, becomes disabled while serving in the NOAA, he or she is entitled to disability retirement. However, the process of retiring with disability from the NOAA and obtaining appropriate benefits can be confusing. To be eligible for disability retirement or discharge, a NOAA… Read More »
New Jersey’s Pre-Trial Intervention allows defendants charged with a first-time offense to avoid a conviction and instead receive mental health care, community support, or other resources tailored to the individual’s needs. In most cases, individuals charged with a first- or second-degree offense are barred from participating in the program. However, according to the Graves… Read More »
By Thomas Roughneen, Esq. (This article does not constitute legal advice. You must contact a lawyer to fully understand the law and how it applies to the facts of your case) Know your rights. These are bizarre times with those in charge acting irrationally. This is, for now, administering experimental drugs that are only… Read More »
A scathing 2020 report of the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) at Fort Hood has led to questions about the effectiveness and viability of the CID nationwide, as explained by Kyle Rempfer at the Army Times. In response, CID special agents and other personnel are pushing for a restructuring of the CID that would transform… Read More »
(applies to USMA (West Point), the Coast Guard, Naval Academy and the Air Force Academy) For many students, receiving a scholarship from ROTC is the deciding factor that allows them to attend college. The largest ROTC Scholarships can pay for a student’s full college tuition and authorized fees. Recently, the Air Force ROTC cut… Read More »