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U.S. v. Schloff Authorized Reversed Conviction After Unlawful Command Influence Jeopardizes Findings
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 particular, it held sexual contact described in Article 120(g)(2) can be defined ...

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    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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