• Military Judge Schag Attends Cross-Service Judicial Conference
  • April 28, 2017
  • Law Firm: Heyl Royster Voelker Allen Professional Corporation - Peoria Office
  • Military trial judges from all military service branches (Air Force, Army, Navy-Marines and Coast Guard) from around the world gathered at MacDill Air Force Base for a judicial conference in early February. Firm partner, and Air Force Reserve Judge, Mike Schag was among the more-than 125 court personnel and judges. Schag received a briefing on the potential implementation of changes arising from the Military Justice Act of 2016. Other programs included topics such as: Ethics and Judging in the Digital Age, Implied Bias, Stress and Fatigue, Impeachment and Character Evidence, and Vicarious Trauma. The conference included sessions on Appellate Updates, Spoliation, and Judicial Methodology.