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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, 2016

Second Psychiatrist Requested in Bergdahl Case

Another motion has been filed by Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's defense team. This time, the lawyers are asking that they be granted their own forensic psychiatrist to level the playing field with the ...
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Bergdahl Defense Team Takes Issue With Defense Review

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's defense team has asked that his February court-martial be canceled due to the actions of the head of the Army’s Forces Command. General Robert Abrams—who made the ...
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CAAF Rules on Marine's Bible Verse Case

Last year, this blog reported on the case of Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling, a Marine who was court-maritaled on several charges stemming from conflicts between her and her superior officers. Of those ...
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New Propensity Decision Already Producing New Case Reviews

Earlier this year, the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals (CAAF) made an unexpected decision rejecting the use of Military Evidence Rule 413. That decision, which ruled against the use of ...
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CCA Extends Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

In an unexpected decision, the United States Coast Guard Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has provided an extension of the psychotherapist-patient privilege. In the court's published order, the ...
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