201708.25
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A Pretrial Agreement

The Uniform Code of Military Justice guarantees a Soldier the right to a court martial by members, and protects against self-incrimination.  Despite these guarantees, the vast majority of court martial cases end in a plea of guilty, not trial by members. Although a Solder has the right to plead not-guilty and require a court-martial panel…

201707.25
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GOMOR Result

Our office had another great GOMOR result for an Army Captain.  The Captain was facing a permeant filing in his Army Military Human Resource Record (AMHRR) due to an allegation that he wrongfully received an overpayment of basic allowance for housing (BAH). The Commanding General (CG) believed the Captain exploited provisions of the Joint Travel…

201707.12
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Sexual Assault Convictions

Each month we publish the sexual assault acquittals that happen in the Army. Some Soldiers have contacted our office, and requested that we also publish sexual assault convictions. The following is a list of all sexual assault convictions and Article 120 convictions in the Army for the month of May: Fort Riley, Kansas: On 01…

201707.07
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Finance Fraud and G-RAP

The New York Times recently published an article on the efforts to prosecute Soldiers for finance fraud under the now-defunct incentive program called the Guard Recruiting Assistance Program (G-RAP). The story highlights just how far off track the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CID) and its Task Force Raptor have gone off course. It has been…

201707.07
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Military Rape Prosecutions

Military rape prosecutions are now one of most common types of cases tried in the Army.  These cases occur in a climate in which the military leadership is aggressively seeking to eradicate sexual assault.  It comes as no surprise to anyone who has been dealing with these types of cases that every allegation, no matter…