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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 July, 2016

NMCCA Enforces Old Corroboration Rule In Sexual Assault Case

Earlier this year, significant changes were made to the Manual for Courts-Martial. One of the most notable of those changes was the relaxation of corroboration requirements for the admission of ...
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Bergdahl Defense Team Granted Critical Email Access

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's defense team won a critical pre-trial victory earlier this month by gaining access to high commander emails. As Stars and Stripes reports, Col. Jeffery Nance has ordered that ...
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CAAF Rejects Fourth Amendment Issue in Canine Case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has made a unanimous decision to uphold the conviction of a Navy lieutenant charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. ...
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High Military Court Split on Human Lie Detector Issue

In a dramatic split decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has ruled that the presence of "human lie detector" testimony in a court-martial is not ...
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