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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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  • Drill Sergeants at Fort Benning Suspending for Suspected Sexual Assault
    Drill Sergeants at Fort Benning Suspending for Suspected Sexual Assault

    A female trainee at Fort Benning in western Georgia has accused a drill sergeant of sexual assault. In response, the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command and the Maneuver Center of Excellence has ...

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  • Reversal of U.S. v. Hendrix Conviction
    Reversal of U.S. v. Hendrix Conviction

    In the Army case of United States v. Hendrix , the court initially decided to convict Specialist (E-4) Austin L. Hendrix of one specification of sexual abuse of a child. However, The U.S. Court of ...

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