Abusive Sexual Contact MCM 45b(8) – Article 120 UCMJ

military-defense-lawyersShaw_AFB_Patton_HallAbusive Sexual Contact is causing another person to engage in “sexual contact

  • by using threats of or creating fear of bodily harm or other harm less than death, grievous bodily harm or kidnapping MCM 45b(8)(a)
  • or by causing bodily harm MCM 45b(8)(b)
  • or the other person is substantially incapacitated or unable to appraise the act, decline it or communicate unwillingness MCM 45b(8)(c)

The definitions of sexual contact is the same as defined under aggravated sexual contact.

The remaining definitions are the same as those set out in Section 1.3 above.