United States Coast Guard v. 01 (Article 120, Sexual Assault)
US Coast Guard Operations Systems Center, Martinsville, West Virginia
Client was investigated for Article 120 violations of the UCMJ, Sexual Assault. Client was a 14-year veteran of the Coast Guard who had just become an officer when the investigation kicked off. While attending military school, the client was accused of sexual assaulting a civilian woman. Over the course of the investigation it was confirmed that the alleged victim in this case was lying about her allegations. Through Mr. Jordan’s careful consultation and approach to the investigation, the case against this 14 year veteran of the Coast Guard was dropped.
Result: Charges were not Preferred against Client. Investigation closed in favor of the Client
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.