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Sexual Assault Crimes in the Military: Overview

The Role of Affirmative Defenses to Military Sexual Assault

MRE 412: Military “Rape Shield Law”

MRE 413 & MRE 414 Evidence of Similar Crimes in Sexual Assault & Child Molestation Cases

Videos Discussing the Military’s New Crack Down on Sexual Assault

Naval Academy Sexual Assault Court Martial: Cases Move Forward Despite Lack of Evidence

Military Law News Network – Nov 24, 2013 – Naval Academy “court martial” Sexual Assault Court Martial: Cases Move Forward Despite Lack of Evidence – In this episode, veteran court martial attorneys Michael Waddington and Tim Bilecki discuss the most recent Naval Academy sexual assault court martial that involves Academy football players and a female midshipman. The case was pushed forward despite a legal report that determined that a conviction was unlikely at trial.

Here is a news clip related to the case:
“A report by a military officer says it will be a difficult if not impossible task to prove two former U.S. Naval Academy football players sexually assaulted a midshipman because the woman’s contradictory and misleading testimony heavily damaged her credibility.

The investigating officer’s report, which was obtained by The Associated Press, recommended against court-martialing the accused….

But the academy’s superintendent decided last month to court-martial Midshipmen Josh Tate and Eric Graham in the case involving an intoxicated classmate at an off-campus party.”

Jury acquits Air Force officer accused of groping – Air Force Sex Assault & Lt Col Jeffrey Krusinski

Military Law News Network – Nov 18, 2013 – A civilian jury recently acquitted Air Force officer Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski. Lt. Col. Krusinski was accused of groping a woman outside of a bar in Arlington, VA. In this episode, court martial lawyers, Michael Waddington, Tim Bilecki, and Noel Tipon discuss the Lt. Col. Krusinski case and how it impacts the military’s ongoing “War On Sexual Assault.” The lawyers also make predictions on how this case may play out in the Air Force. Lt. Col. Krusinski once led the Air Force’s sexual assault response team. A jury of five men and two women deliberated for an hour and 15 minutes in the misdemeanor assault case against Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 42, of Arlington, Va.

His arrest fueled a national furor over sexual abuse in the military and whether top brass take the issue seriously.

War on Military Sexual Assault – Article 32 Investigations May Go Away – Court Martial Lawyers

courtmartialdefenselawyers10.54.46 2Military Law News Network – Oct 31, 2013 – The War on Military Sexual Assault – Article 32 Investigation may tho away: In this episode, court martial attorneys, Michael Waddington and Ernesto Gapasin, discuss the movement under way to drastically revise the UCMJ Article 32 Investigation and strip the accused of the right to confrontation at these hearings, particularly in sexual assault cases. The veteran military lawyers discuss the pros and cons of revising the Article 32 hearing.

Naval Academy Court Martial for Sex Assault – Article 32 Goes Awry

Military Law News Network – Sept 2013 – Military Lawyer – Naval Academy Court Martial Attorneys – Sex Assault Defense Lawyers – Article 32: In this episode, defense attorneys Michael Waddington and Tim Bilecki discuss Article 32 Investigations and the sex assault Article 32 at the Naval Academy where the alleged victim was cross examined about her prior inconsistent statements and “memory losses.”

Military Law News Aug 2013 – Major Nidal Hasan & Bradley Manning Wikileaks Cases End

Military Law News Network – Aug 2013 – In this episode, court martial attorneys Michael Waddington and Tim Bilecki discuss the Major Nidal Hasan – Fort Hood – shooting case and the Bradley Manning Wikileaks case. These two high profile court martial cases have finally come to a close. Hasan gets the death penalty and Bradley Manning get 35 years in prison. Manning changes his name to Chelsea and demands a sex change.

Accused of a Crime in the Army – Is the Deck Stacked?

http://www.militarylawnewsnetwork.com Special Edition: Military Law News Network – Army Military Lawyers – Army Court Martial Defense Attorneys – Is the Army stacking the deck against it’s soldiers by intentionally appointing inexperienced lawyers to defend soldiers accused of serious crimes? In this episode, civilian court martial defense attorneys Michael Waddington and Tim Bilecki discuss why the Army would hand select lawyers with little to no criminal defense experience and why senior defense lawyers don’t want aggressive civilian lawyers rocking the boat and winning cases.

Military Law News Network May 2013 Recap – 5 High Profile Cases

Military Law News Network May 2013 Recap – High Profile Cases – In this episode, attorneys Tim Bilecki and Michael Waddington discuss 5 high profile military cases that are making nation headlines.

Military Law News Network: Guilty Until Proven Innocent – Special Edition

May 25, 2013 – Special Edition of the Military Law News Network: Guilty Until Proven Innocent. In this episode, attorneys Tim Bilecki and Michael Waddington discuss whether the accused is guilty until proven innocent in military sex assault cases?

LTC Wilkerson Sex Assault Court Martial, Is the UCMJ anti-victim? Military Law News March 15, 2013

March 15, 2013 edition of the Military Law News Network covers the LTC Wilkerson sex assault court martial that was recently overturned and it’s impact on Washington DC politics. Also discussed: Is the UCMJ tilted in favor of the accused? Will Congress revise the UCMJ? Civilian court martial attorneys, Tim Bilecki and Michael Waddington, host the weekly show.

Military Law News Network – Bradley Manning court martial, The Invisible War, Air Force Sex Assault

March 1, 2013 edition of the Military Law News Network covers the Bradley Manning court martial, a high profile Air Force sexual assault case that was recently overturned, and the movie, “The Invisible War.” Civilian court martial attorneys, Tim Bilecki and Michael Waddington, host the weekly show.
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General Sinclair Sex Assault Court Martial – Military Law News Network

Feb 26, 2013 – In it’s pilot episode, the Military Law News Network covers the high profile General Sinclair sexual assault court martial and some of the current issues facing court martial defendants. Civilian court martial attorneys, Tim Bilecki and Michael Waddington, host the weekly show.

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