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Proof lies on him who asserts, not on him who denies. The concept is that one is innocent until proven guilty. Regardless of what the law says about reasonable doubt, there is an unwritten presumption within the ranks of the military that if you are charged with sexual assault, then you are guilty. The stakes are your life! Your military counsel works for the same military that charged you. Consider that as you choose who represents you in your potentially life altering case.

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Blog Posts in August, 2012

Article 31 Rights

Service Members have rights! If you are suspected of a criminal offense in violation of the UCMJ, you must be given your Article 31 rights before anyone can interrogate or question you. Interrogation ...
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Investigation into Air Force trainers' alleged sexual misconduct under way at Lackland

SAN ANTONIO — Seven military training Instructors at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland accused of having inappropriate relationships with trainees are defending themselves in court. The ...
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Investigation into Air Force trainers' alleged sexual misconduct underway at Lackland

SAN ANTONIO — Two military training Instructors at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland accused of having inappropriate relationships with trainees are defending themselves in court. The ...
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Key issue arises as trainer's hearing concludes

Were the Air Force trainees who had sex with their superiors in a supply room “grown women” who could make their own decisions or “impressionable teenagers” still under the ...
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Larceny and Financial Fraud

Larceny and Financial Fraud Published August 14, 2012 Article 121 of the UCMJ specifies the provisions regarding punitive measures to be adopted against service members accused of larceny. As you can ...
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Military Board of Inquiry

If you are an army or air force officer accused of serious misconduct, a Board of Inquiry (BOI) might be ordered to investigate the misconduct allegations. Your entire record would be up for ...
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Sexual Assault In The Military

Sexual assault in the military: The military has launched an unprecedented attack on disputed sexual intercourse by its personnel. Congress has declared an unofficial war on sexual assault in the ...
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Why Hire A Civilian Military Defense Attorney?

A Civilian Military Defense Attorney works for you! The military will provide you with a military defense attorney. However, such attorneys often urge the accused to plead guilty, without giving the ...
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