Law Offices of Carson J. Tucker Files Pro Bono Appeal for Disabled Veteran Seeking to Protect Disability Benefits from State Court Legal Process

In another pro bono veteran's disability case, I recently filed a brief in the Michigan Court of Appeals seeking a decision on the applicability of federal law to a specific set of disabled veterans. Carpenter v. Carpenter Brief on Appeal Although federal law in some cases allows state courts to use veterans' disability pay to pay child [...]

Follow-Up to Supreme Court Petitions Regarding Justiciability of Discrimination Complaints Filed by “Dual-Status” Technicians

Hi, it seems that my prior post regarding this subject garnered some attention.  For those of you who are following this, the Supreme Court denied both the Zuress and Wetherill petitions.  I assisted in the Wetherill case in my capacity as a JAG  for the National Guard and I have worked on similar cases here [...]

Justiciability of “Dual-Status” Technician Discrimination Complaints

For those interested in the prior post about the Supreme Court petitions for writs in Wetherill and Zuress, see the post here http://amicus-curious.com/2011/02/19/u-s-supreme-court-asked-to-consider-justiciability-of-discrimination-complaints-under-the-national-guard-technicians-act/, this law review article DST's barred from federal suits under Title VII is helpful in explaining the "National Guard" "dual-status" technician, compared to the federal reserve technicians in the air reserve or army [...]