201707.12
Off
1

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
Off
0

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…

201706.28
Off
0

Best Sexual Assault Military Lawyer

A large portion—in fact the large majority—of my practice involves military sexual assault defense.  In recent years, Convening Authorities have been preferring more sexual assault charges than ever before.  So if you are facing a potential court martial for sexual assault (Article 120), you are probably looking for the best military sexual assault defense attorney. …

201706.21
Off
0

Sexual Assault Defense Acquittals

The following are the sexual assault defense acquittals for the month of April: Fort Bragg, North Carolina: On 11 April 2017, at a general court-martial, a Sergeant First Class was acquitted by a military panel composed of officer and enlisted members of one specification of rape of a child and four specifications of sexual abuse…

201701.12
Off
0

Sexual Assault Acquittals

They may be just two simple words, but for our clients, the words are life changing – NOT GUILTY.  Over the past few months we have had the pleasure of representing Soldiers who were falsely charged with rape and sexual assault under Article 120.  In each of these cases, we obtained a result that enabled our client…

201605.07
Off
0

Military Sexual Assault Convictions

The military received 6,083 reports of sexual assault last year.  Of those reported cases, 2,783 were sent to a military commander for disposition.  In a refreshing display of commander discretion, the convening authority decided that there was not enough evidence to pursue a sexual assault conviction in 770 cases.  Ultimately, 543 of the 2,783 cases went to court-martial. …

201604.29
Off
1

New Charges In Sexual Misconduct Case

The Washington Post is reporting that new criminal charges have been filed against Maj. Mark Thompson, a former U.S. Naval Academy instructor.  Major Thompson is being charged with making a false official statement and conduct unbecoming an officer. Asked in January of this year why he lied to authorities, Thompson described the immense pressue he…

201603.18
Off
1

False Sexual Assault Claim

A false sexual assault claim can ruin a Soldier’s life and career.  Unfortunately, many believe that false claims either don’t happen, or happen so rarely that it is not a concern.  These individuals typically ask “why would anyone put themselves through the judicial process by making a false sexual assault claim?”  For those that believe this,…

201603.14
Off
0

Spike in Sexual Assault Reports

The Washington Post recently published a very interesting article titled “Why sexual assault reports have spiked at the Naval Academy, West Point and the Air Force Academy.”  Each of the academies have seen an increased number of sexual assault reports in the most recent school year.  A Defense Department review pointed to a number of specific tactics…