Coastal Law offers several courses for students with an interest in military and veterans affairs. These courses are especially dedicated to these issues:

  • U.S. Military Law at Home and Abroad – provides practical instruction on the military justice process, including mock courts-martial and administrative discharge boards. Introduces students to the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC).
  • Veterans Administration Benefits provides detailed coverage about the legal framework under Department of Veteran s Affairs (DVA) programs, to include benefits associated with disability, pension, education, medical, home loan, and burial.
  • Veterans Benefits Clinic – provides an opportunity to develop skills in interviewing and counseling, collaborative team building, and advocacy writing in representing military veterans before the DVA.

Several other courses and clinics in Coastal Law’s curriculum cover issues of interest to military and veteran students, even though they are not exclusively dedicated to veterans matters:

  • Disability and Public Benefits Clinic
  • Family Law Clinic
  • Family Law Mediation
  • International Human Rights
  • International Criminal Law
  • Anti-Terrorism and Criminal Enforcement

Finally, Coastal Law’s one-of-a-kind Masters of Law program in Logistics and Transportation offers courses to students working toward their Juris Doctor degree, as either electives or as part of a broader Certificate Program. These include the following courses of interest to military and veteran students:

  • Global Military Logistics
  • Marine Chartering
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Insurance: Hull and Machinery, Protection, and Indemnity

For details on these and other courses, consult Coastal Law’s Course Descriptions.


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