Soldier Suicides and Outcrit Jurisprudence: An Anti-Subordination Analysis

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Duhart, Olympia
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2011
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INTRODUCTION|Even if they survive the war, the soldiers who make it home are struggling to stay alive. Soldier suicides, which have reached staggering numbers since the onset of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, reflect the pervasive mental health issues that plague veterans. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ("PTSD") rates have increased dramatically. Of the 30,000-plus suicides in the United States each year, 20% are acts by veterans. That translates to roughly eighteen veteran suicides each day. Among American soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who sought treatment at the Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") hospitals, more than 40% suffer from a mental disorder...
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44 Creighton L. Rev. 883 (2010-2011)
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Creighton University School of Law
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