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Christopher W. Behan's Publications


People v. Vonda Fitzpeter. 1st ed. Gulfport, Fla.: Practice Ready Press, 2014. 71 p.

Evidence and the Advocate: A Contextual Approach to Learning Evidence. New York: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2012. 695 p.

Military Crimes and Defenses. New York: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2007. 1155 p. (With David A. Schlueter, Charles H. Rose, III, and Victor Hansen).


"Military Commissions and the Conundrum of Classified Evidence: A Semi-Panglossian Solution." 37 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 643-693 (2013).

"Everybody Talks? Evaluating the Admissibility of Coercively Obtained Evidence in Trials by Military Commission." 48 Washburn Law Journal 563-616 (2009).

"From Voyeur to Lawyer: Vicarious Learning and the Transformational Advocacy Critique." 38 Stetson Law Review 1-40 (2008).

"When Turnabout is Fair Play: Character Evidence and Self-Defense in Homicide and Assault Cases." 86 Oregon Law Review 233-295 (2007).

"'The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be': New Developments in Evidence for the 2005 Term of Court. Army Lawyer 56-79 (April 2006).

"New Developments in Evidence for the 2004 Term of Court." Army Lawyer 4-27 (April 2005).

"The Thrill and Excitement of Impeachment by Contradiction." Army Lawyer 10-16 (October 2004).

"New Developments in Evidence 2003." Army Lawyer 11-36 (April 2004).

"Don't Tug on Superman's Cape: In Defense of Convening Authority Selection and Appointment of Court-Martial Panel Members." 176 Military Law Review 190-308 (2003).

"The Integrated Active and Reserve Division: Background, Legal Foundation, and the Role of Judge Advocates." Army Lawyer 1-9 (March 2003).


Review of Michael L. Gross, Bioethics and Armed Conflict: Moral Dilemmas of Medicine and War (2006), 28 Journal of Legal Medicine 163-169 (2007).

Review of F.L. Borch, Judge Advocates in Combat: Army Lawyers in Military Operations from Vietnam to Haiti (2001), 174 Military Law Review 180-188 (2002).