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Blog Posts in May, 2014

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  • Defense Secretary Calls on Naval Academy Grads to End Military Sexual Assault
    Defense Secretary Calls on Naval Academy Grads to End Military Sexual Assault

    This month, the Naval Academy's 164 th graduation ceremony ushered in more than a thousand new officers to the fleet. In total, the academy's graduation class produced 784 Navy ensigns and 265 Marine ...

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  • Is There a Jury in a Court Martial?
    Is There a Jury in a Court Martial?

    Trials by courts-martial are military courts that dispose of serious offenses for service members. In many ways, court martial hearings are similar to civilian criminal hearings, but there are also ...

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  • Proposed Bill Would Get Rid of
    Proposed Bill Would Get Rid of "Good Soldier Defense" in Military Sexual Assault Cases

    A new bill proposed last week – on Monday, May 5 th – would prevent service members facing sexual assault allegations from using the "good soldier defense." This means that there would be no ...

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  • Questions Raised Over Prosecution, Conviction Rates for Military Sexual Assaults
    Questions Raised Over Prosecution, Conviction Rates for Military Sexual Assaults

    In light of a new report released by the Justice Department last week, questions are being raised regarding the amount of military sexual assault cases resulting in convictions. The report – which was ...

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  • What to Look For When Hiring a Court Martial Attorney
    What to Look For When Hiring a Court Martial Attorney

    Any service member who has been accused of committing a crime has the right to retain a court martial attorney. Rather than facing your punishment hearing alone, face your reprimand hearing with a ...

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  • What Are the Penalties for Article 120 Charges?
    What Are the Penalties for Article 120 Charges?

    Under Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UJMJ), there are serious penalties for sexual assault and related misconduct. Convicted service members will be dismissed or dishonorably ...

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