US Marine Corps vs. E-6, (Article 120, Sexual Assault)
Client was facing 3 Sexual Assault Charges in addition to an Adultery. Client was facing 70 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.
Trial Result: Client was found not guilty of all Sexual Assault Charges (60 years worth of confinement alone knocked off a potential sentence) and Not Guilty of Adultery. Guilty on Fraternization and Guilty of Consensual Sodomy.
Result: Reduction to E-1 and a Bad Conduct Discharge. No confinement. The Bad Conduct Discharge is appealable. Stay tuned for more details.
Article 120 is the military statute which defines rape, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated sexual contact, and abusive sexual contact. These offenses include different types of unlawful, forced sexual activities on another person. Charges related to sexual misconduct involving a minor fall under Article 120b.