Military Justice

Recent UCMJ Changes Creating Exceedingly Precarious Situations

“Until new legislation corrects the imbalances recent changes to the UCMJ have created, Soldiers accused of sexual assault and related offenses will find themselves in an exceedingly precarious situation. Once accused, the wheels of justice are now rigged towards preferring charges and referring charges to trial. There, a Soldier can be convicted by as few as four out of five individuals, all handpicked, all of whom are rated on their support [...]

By |2016-07-15T19:19:16+00:00July 15th, 2016|Military Justice|Comments Off on Recent UCMJ Changes Creating Exceedingly Precarious Situations

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! As we celebrate let us not forget the wrongfully convicted military heroes that fought for our freedom. These heroes are not free and are serving behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit. They face the ultimate betrayal from a country they were willing to lay down their lives to defend. Some of our Heroes behind bars… Major Christian “Kit” Martin   Major Clarence Anderson III   Master Sergeant Michael [...]

By |2016-07-04T14:42:00+00:00July 4th, 2016|Military Justice, Military News|Comments Off on Happy Independence Day!

United States v. Commisso

From the The Law Office of Philip D. Cave… Here’s another. In United States v. Commisso, CAAF has granted on the following issue. WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE ABUSED HIS DISCRETION IN DENYING THE DEFENSE’S POST-TRIAL MOTION FOR A MISTRIAL, THEREBY VIOLATING APPELLANT’S RIGHT TO HAVE HIS CASE DECIDED BY A PANEL OF FAIR AND IMPARTIAL MEMBERS, BECAUSE THREE PANEL MEMBERS FAILED TO DISCLOSE THAT THEY HAD PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE CASE. [...]

By |2016-06-29T21:31:10+00:00June 29th, 2016|Military Justice|Comments Off on United States v. Commisso

A Travesty of Justice: Collateral Charges In Military Sexual Assault Cases

A Travesty of Justice: Collateral Charges In Military Sexual Assault Cases From the Daily Caller Opinion 3:14 PM 06/28/2016 Defense Secretary Ash Carter proclaimed in a recent letter to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand that the military’s criminal justice system is now superior to the civilian system in winning convictions of sexual misconduct. How was this feat accomplished? Mr. Carter reveals it was achieved through the practice of charging individuals with “collateral” allegations: [...]

By |2016-06-29T01:05:32+00:00June 29th, 2016|Education, Military Justice|Comments Off on A Travesty of Justice: Collateral Charges In Military Sexual Assault Cases

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Justifies Strategy of Holding Service members Accountable for Sexual Assault through Collateral Misconduct Convictions

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Justifies Strategy of Holding Service members Accountable for Sexual Assault through Collateral Misconduct Convictions… “A perfect example of this premise being true to life is the recent case of Major Kit Martin at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. MAJ Martin thought that he was married to a woman named Joan Harmon. It turns out that MAJ Martin was not technically married to her because unbeknownst to him on [...]

By |2016-06-21T00:11:33+00:00June 21st, 2016|Military Justice|0 Comments

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces is willing to find error in a sexual assault conviction even in this political environment

“This case shows that The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces is willing to find error in a sexual assault conviction even in this political environment.” (Mr. Bill Cassara, Military Defense Attorney) “Recently, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) reversed a conviction for sexual assault in United States v. Rogers, a Coast Guard case. The case was reversed because CAAF found that one of the [...]

By |2016-06-04T04:09:17+00:00June 4th, 2016|Military Justice|0 Comments

The sleazy military prosecutor, Major Jacob Bashore is a central figure in the book, “Three Days in August”

The sleazy military prosecutor, Major Jacob Bashore is a central figure in the book, “Three Days in August,” by respected investigative journalist Bob McCarty, in which McCarty makes the a strong case of Major’s Bashore’s prosecutorial misconduct during the prosecution of a Special Forces soldier for a sexual assault. Our readers may remember Major Bashore as the prosecutor that has been called “soulless” and “evil” by multiple media outlets. Bashore is [...]

By |2016-05-21T00:04:58+00:00May 21st, 2016|Military Justice|0 Comments

If you found yourself falsely accused of rape after having drunk sex, could you prove your innocence?

If you found yourself falsely accused of rape after having drunk sex, could you prove your innocence? Because you are up against people like this jury member, CDR K., she stated in the courtroom "You'd have to work hard to make me believe that someone was so drunk that they can’t remember anything about the evening, that they were then also able to give consent... That would have to be proven [...]

By |2016-05-19T17:58:09+00:00May 19th, 2016|Education, Military Justice|0 Comments

Further DISTURBING DETAILS of what transpired in and out of the courtroom in the case MAJ KIT MARTIN

Further DISTURBING DETAILS of what transpired in and out of the courtroom of the case MAJ KIT MARTIN. “The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.” Sir Edmund Burke “In a stunning defeat of political correctness and the military’s ferocious quest to convict any and all allegations of sexual misconduct; regardless of veracity or truth, Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin was acquitted of all sex related charges at a Fort [...]

By |2016-05-18T02:33:45+00:00May 18th, 2016|Military Justice|0 Comments

Major Jacob Bashore Reported as Evil Walking on two Legs

From MCC http://www.militarycorruption.com/kitmartin4.htm JACOB BASHORE WAS "OUT FOR BLOOD" JAG lead prosecutor, MAJ Jacob Bashore (remember that name, dear readers), was out for blood. Despite the fact his chief witness, a convicted felon and congenital liar, had failed in her attempt to get revenge on ex-husband Martin for seeking to divorce her, he knew MAJ GEN Mark ("The Hammer") Stammer had expressed a desire to see "Kit" destroyed. It was Stammer [...]

By |2016-05-15T01:14:16+00:00May 15th, 2016|Military Justice|0 Comments