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Blog Posts in June, 2016

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  • CAAF Strikes Down
    CAAF Strikes Down "Propensity" Evidence Rule Concerning Prior Charges

    In a new landmark decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has struck down a certain use of an evidence rule to show an accused's alleged propensity for sexual assault. ...

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  • Appeals Ruling Limits Court Jurisdiction Over Alleged Victim's Petition
    Appeals Ruling Limits Court Jurisdiction Over Alleged Victim's Petition

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has ruled that it has no jurisdiction to review a petition from an alleged victim pertaining to Article 6b(e). The decision comes with EV ...

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  • Appeals Court Enforces Rehearing Following
    Appeals Court Enforces Rehearing Following "Plain Error"

    A recent ruling from the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals illustrates just how important due process should be during court-martial procedure. In United States v. Castillejo , the case of ...

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  • SCOTUS Ruling Makes Evidence in Some Illegal Stops Admissible
    SCOTUS Ruling Makes Evidence in Some Illegal Stops Admissible

    In a controversial new decision , the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that evidence collected by police during illegal stops can still be admissible in court if there are outstanding warrants. As the New ...

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  • The Navy Clarifies Medical Reporting Law
    The Navy Clarifies Medical Reporting Law

    In a new advisory memorandum, the Navy has clarified when medical care providers should alert commanders of indications of misconduct from an active duty member. The notice comes following what has ...

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  • Air Force Times Publishes Op-Ed Supporting Military Justice Reform
    Air Force Times Publishes Op-Ed Supporting Military Justice Reform

    While calls for military justice reform have been common over the last few years, they've often come from lawmakers, advocates, journalists, attorneys, and other outsiders. When it comes to actual ...

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