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UCMJ Update Makes Domestic Violence a Separate Criminal Violation Under Military Law
UCMJ Update Makes Domestic Violence a Separate Criminal Violation Under Military Law

The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) has noticeably changed its views on military crimes of a violent nature. President Trump has recently approved and signed the annual defense authorization act, which has made domestic violence its own separate criminal violation ...

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  • UCMJ Update Makes Domestic Violence a Separate Criminal Violation Under Military Law

    The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) has noticeably changed its views on military crimes of a violent nature. President Trump has recently approved and signed the annual defense authorization ...

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  • Air Force Academy Encourages Reported Sexual Assault by Removing Victim "Punishments"

    The Air Force Academy has made a significant rule change in order to encourage service members to report incidents of sexual assault from other airmen and airwomen. In specific, “collateral” ...

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  • CAAF Decision Gives CCA Power to Disapprove Mandatory Minimum Punitive Discharge

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has presented its decision for United States v Kelly . The CAAF’s opinion has held that a Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has the legal ...

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  • CAAF Approves Review of Article 2(a)(3) & Reserve Jurisdiction Problem

    A reservist of the United States Armed Forces must still comply with the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), as long as they are performing a duty that directly coincides with their reservist ...

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  • U.S. v. Schloff Authorized Reversed Conviction After Unlawful Command Influence Jeopardizes Findings

    In United States v. Schloff , 74 M.J. 312 ( CAAF 2015 ), the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) maintained the definitions of sexual contact in military criminal justice settings. In ...

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  • Preemption Doctrine is Newly Limited by CAAF in U.S. v Wheeler

    The Preemption Doctrine of military law and the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) acts as a limitation to Article 134, UCMJ. The first clause of the Preemption Doctrine states that Article 134 ...

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