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Naval Law Review, Volume 50, 2004

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This issue of the Naval Law Review contains the following lead article Prisoners of War in the 21st Century Issues in Modern Warfare, by Commander Gregory P. Noone, et al. This article discusses the history of the treatment of prisoners of war, the law of armed conflict as it pertains to them, and relevant U.S. policy the implications of enemy prisoners of war EPWs detained at sea onboard naval vessels, the international legal requirement of internment on land, the legal rationale for temporarily detaining individuals at sea, and policy considerations that could impact future conflicts the medical attention given EPWs, the protections afforded hospital ships, and whether or not interrogations of EPWs onboard hospital ships could strip such ships of their protected status blood testing in the context of international legal requirements for properly identifying EPWs and the potential use of DNA testing to make such identifications and the testing of blood taken from EPWs to determine what vaccinations they have received and whether such information could be acquired for intelligence gathering purposes to assess an enemys biological and chemical weapons capabilities. In National Archives and Record Administration v. Favish Protecting Against the Prying Eye, the Disbelievers, and the Curious, Lt. Commander Joseph Romero examines the Supreme Court decision that certain death scene photographs of Vincent Foster, Jr. were exempt from release pursuant to Exemption 7C of the FOIA. Other articles include Drug Use Cases in the Military The Problems of Using Scientific Circumstantial Evidence to Meet the Burden of Proof, by Lt. Anthony Yim, and United States v. Redlinski Providency Inquiry Revisited, by Captain Joseph E. Galvin. This issue also includes a review of Robert M. Peritos book Where is the Lone Ranger When We Need Him Americas Search for a Post-Conflict Stability Force, by Lt. Commander Jonathan I. Shapiro.

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  • Sociology and Law
  • Pharmacology
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Unconventional Warfare

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