By David Wood. Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 291 pages. $28/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. “War is Hell.” —General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1879 […]
J.E. McNeil in Friends Journal
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J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and, as an attorney, a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and longer as part of the GI Rights Hotline. She participated as a vetting attorney of military members testifying at the Winter Soldier event organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War in 2008.
Posted in: September 2017, September 2017 Books
Edited by Lawrence Rosenwald. The Library of America, 2016. 850 pages. $40/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. This is an ambitious book, and it […]
J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and continues to work with members in the military who seek CO discharge.
Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
Rebuilding community among people who do not agree.
J. E. McNeil is an attorney and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) with a master’s in conflict transformation from Eastern Mennonite University. She has trained thousands in different matters around the country and is currently providing training by request on “Conversations with the Other.”
Posted in: Features, September 2018
By Jane Mayer. Doubleday, 2016. 425 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $17/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Recently I went to a celebration of one of the […]
J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), an attorney, and the founding director of On the Level, a nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes campaign finance reform.
Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non-lawyer) member of the National Lawyers […]
J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.
Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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