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  • Navy-Marine Corps CCA Questions Validity of Conviction in Wilson Child Sex Crime Case
    Navy-Marine Corps CCA Questions Validity of Conviction in Wilson Child Sex Crime Case

    The Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) recently deemed Colonel Wilson’s child sex abuse conviction to be factually insufficient, with a focus on inconsistent testimonies from the ...

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  • New Investigation Begins for SEAL's Sexual Assault Case
    New Investigation Begins for SEAL's Sexual Assault Case

    In September 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) reversed the 2015 sexual assault conviction in the Navy case of U.S. v. Barry . At the time, the reason for the ...

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  • U.S. v. Barry Conviction Reversal Raises Questions About Undue Influence
    U.S. v. Barry Conviction Reversal Raises Questions About Undue Influence

    On September 5 th , 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) ultimately agreed to reverse the original sexual assault conviction in the Navy case of United States v. Barry ...

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  • Army Seeks Ways to Encourage Male Service Members to File Sexual Assault Reports
    Army Seeks Ways to Encourage Male Service Members to File Sexual Assault Reports

    In a relatively short span of time, the United States Armed Forces has pushed a revitalized campaign to penalize alleged criminal offenders in the ranks. The Air Force Academy added protections for ...

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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 ...

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  • More Brass & Senior Civilians Accused of Sexual Misbehavior Than Ever
    More Brass & Senior Civilians Accused of Sexual Misbehavior Than Ever

    Pentagon officials have recently reported that complaints filed against military brass – or commissioned officers – and senior civilian officials for sexual misconduct are on a noticeable rise. ...

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