Ei Incumbit Probation Qui Dicit.

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, 2017

Army Moves to Court-Martial a Retired General Officer

Over the weekend, an Article 32 preliminary hearing was held to consider allegations of rape of a child by retired Army Major General James J. Grazioplene. The retired general is accused of committing ...
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Drill Sergeants at Fort Benning Suspending for Suspected Sexual Assault

A female trainee at Fort Benning in western Georgia has accused a drill sergeant of sexual assault. In response, the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command and the Maneuver Center of Excellence ...
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Gross Governmental Misconduct Ultimately Harmless in U.S. v. Claxton

In the case of U.S. v. Claxton, Air Force Cadet Stephan H. Claxton was convicted of wrongful sexual contact of one alleged victim, attempted abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery ...
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Air Force CCA Decision May Forbid Use of Old Prescription Medication

The Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has recently overruled a decision in United States v. Lancaster that removed punishment from using prescription drugs for any purpose other than the ...
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