Sunday, March 21, 2010

Go On! Women in the military

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

"Women in the Military: Fighting For Their Rights" is the title of a program to be presented from 12 noon to 2 p.m. this Thursday, March 25, at the American University Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C. Sponsors are the National Institute of Military Justice, on whose boards IntLawGrrls Elizabeth Lutes Hillman, Beth Van Schaack, and I proudly serve, as well as the law school's Women’s Law Association and Veterans Law Student Association.
Featured panels:
Current Issues Affecting Women In The Military. Speaking will be Captain Lory Manning, Director of the Women in the Military Project for the Women's Research and Education Institute; Commander Carol Stundtner, Gender Policy Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard; and Captain Kari Crawford, Attorney, Criminal Law Division, U.S. Army JAG Corps. Michelle M. Lindo McCluer, NIMJ Executive Director, will moderate.
Addressing Sexual Assault In The Military. Brigadier General (ret.) Thomas R. Cuthbert, Senior Technical Advisor for the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in Military Services; and Janet Mansfield, Attorney, Criminal Law Policy Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Army, and Legal Advisor to U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program.
The event is free. Details and registration here.

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