This article reviews the legal history of conscientious objection to war in the United States. Then the current status of the law and the 1982 Selective Service Regulations are discussed and appraised. It is hoped that some of the popular misconceptions regarding conscientious objection will be dissipated by this article.
Richard P. Fox,
Conscientious Objection to War: The Background and a Current Appraisal,
31 Clev. St. L. Rev.
available at https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/clevstlrev/vol31/iss1/7