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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 September, 2016

Senator McCain's Comments Did Not Influence Bergdahl Case

This week, Army Col. Jeffery Nance ruled that prior comments from Senator John McCain did not influence the decision to prosecute Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for his 2009 disappearance from a remote Army base ...
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Army Appeals Court Makes Controversial Evidence Ruling

If you do not deny a criminal accusation in a private conversation, does that mean you could be admitting to your own guilt? According to the US Army Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA), it can. In a ...
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Military Court: Mandatory Minimums Apply to Attempted Sex Offenses

In a recent ruling, The United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (NMCCA) has rectified contradictory language between the Manual for Courts-Martial and Article 56. In United States v. ...
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New Bill Could Prevent Military PTSD/TBI Discharges

Following reports of military Servicemembers being dishonorably discharged from service for behavior linked to PTSD and TBI, lawmakers have introduced a new bill to give suffering troops the ...
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Kansas to Allow Military Spouses to Practice Law

Last week, the Kansas Supreme Court adopted a new rule that will allow military spouses practice law in Kansas even if they have not passed the state's bar exam. The rule is aimed at alleviating ...
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