Print edition of Vol. 3, Issue 1 now available

Print-Edition-AdThe print edition of Volume 3, Issue 1 is now available on and Barnes & Noble.  In this issue, Lieutenant Colonel Eric Merriam, Assistant Professor of Law at the United States Air Force Academy, analyzes how the laws governing biological weapons apply to non-state actors; Professor Ronald Sievert from the University of Texas School of Law advocates for rewriting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; and Christopher Donesa, former Chief Counsel for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, provides insight into the hotly-debated Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act. This issue also contains two notes by Mason students: Stacy Allen analyzes a key case shaping the military’s handling of sexual assault, and Melissa Burgess comments on laws preventing the reimportation of American military firearms. Each copy is only $12.95 and eligible for free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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National Security Law Journal releases Volume 3, Issue 1

NSLJ Issue Pages

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Our new fall/winter issue is here! You can now access the digital versions of the articles in Volume 3, Issue 1 online.



Student authors selected for publication

Congratulations to the following student authors at George Mason University School of Law whose comments have been selected for publication in our upcoming issues:

Volume 2, Issue 2 (Spring/Summer 2014)

  • Francis Brickfield, Improving Scrutiny of Applicants for Top Secret / SCI Clearances by Adding Psychological Assessments
  • Suzanne Simms, Revision of Article 60 and the Military Convening Authority’s Clemency Power: An Alternative to the Enacted Legislation

Volume 3, Issue 1 (Fall 2014)

  • Stacy Allen, Judicial Activism: How a Court’s Questionable Application of Substantive and Procedural Law Made for a Good Result
  • Melissa Burgess, Illegal Upon Exit: Examining the Ban on the Reimportation of American Military Firearms