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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 April, 2016

Little-Known Desertion Case Mirrors Bergdahl Story

For years now, the story of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and his alleged desertion has captured headlines and incensed the public. However, he is not the only U.S. Army soldier to go missing in 2009 and, as ...
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New Investigation Launched in Marine Sexual Misconduct Case

A new development has emerged in the controversial case of Mark Thompson, a Marine Major who, in 2013, was convicted of carrying out an inappropriate relationship with a U.S. Naval Academy student. ...
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Senators Push for Answers on AWOL Soldier Accused of Child Rape

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Barbara Boxer of California are pressuring the Army due to its apparent handling of the case of Private Jameson T. Hazelbower. While accused of child rape, ...
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United States v. Pease Results in Landmark Consent Decision

Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces made its final ruling on United States v. Jacob L. Pease, Information Systems Technician Second Class, United States Navy. Pease was ...
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Report: More Military Leaders Facing Sex Crime Courts-Martial

It is nearly unheard of for a military officer to stand trial, or even be publically accused of sexual misconduct. Military records over the last few years, however, are now showing that this culture ...
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