View Full Version : Doing the right thing:What to do if you’re ever issued an unlawful order
05-20-04, 10:34 AM
Issue Date: May 24, 2004 <br />
Doing the right thing <br />
What to do if you’re ever issued an unlawful order <br />
By William H. McMichael <br />
Times staff writer <br />
You’re on a high-profile maintenance team for...
05-20-04, 10:35 AM
But much depends on the situation. “If you’re in a combat situation, under fire ... and you have about two seconds to make a decision, that’s where terrible mistakes can happen,” he said. <br />
06-01-04, 02:36 AM
Lt. Col. Odin “Fred” Leberman’s 2000 order was illegal and the whistle-blowing Marine was well within his rights — and moral obligation — to report the order and, more importantly, refuse to obey it, experts say.
Wonder what the whistlebower's srb looks like?
06-01-04, 02:55 AM
No big college book answer here...
If the order's clearly unlawful?
You must disobey it.
06-09-04, 02:08 PM
To me that is a no brainer.