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  • Acquittal Doesn't Rule Out All Facts, Affirms U.S. v. Rosario
    Acquittal Doesn't Rule Out All Facts, Affirms U.S. v. Rosario

    The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) ruled to reaffirm the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) decision of United States v. Rosario . The case ended in a conviction and ...

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  • Lack of Probable Cause Reverses Guilty Plea in U.S. v. Nieto
    Lack of Probable Cause Reverses Guilty Plea in U.S. v. Nieto

    The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) decided the appeal motion for United States v. Nieto recently. The case regarded a military investigator’s search authority and whether or not it could ...

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  • Military Judge Calls Trump's Comments on Bergdahl
    Military Judge Calls Trump's Comments on Bergdahl "Disturbing"

    The Bergdahl desertion case is currently up-in-the-air after the former-Sergeant Bergdahl’s defense attorneys argued a fair trial was now impossible due to repeated statements from Donald Trump that ...

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  • U.S. v. Muwwakkil: Missing Evidence Leads to Case Controversy
    U.S. v. Muwwakkil: Missing Evidence Leads to Case Controversy

    United States v. Muwwakkil represents a particularly interesting military defense case, in that an entire piece of evidence was stricken from the record due to the government’s negligence, and yet the ...

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  • U.S. v. Bowen Rehearing Authorized Due to Use of
    U.S. v. Bowen Rehearing Authorized Due to Use of "Excited Utterance" Proof

    The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) has concluded that United States v. Bowen was decided incorrectly due to the presiding judge’s abuse of discretion and erroneous judgement. Airman ...

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  • Bergdahl's Defense Attorneys: Trump Comments Make Fair Trial Impossible
    Bergdahl's Defense Attorneys: Trump Comments Make Fair Trial Impossible

    Military prosecutors have promised to provide Bowe Bergdahl a fair trial after he was charged with desertion during a tour in Afghanistan. Concerns over the ability to grant Bergdahl an unbiased trial ...

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