A collection of news and information related to Military Justice published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 156 » View courant.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-13 Next >
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON A former Marine Corps judge who allegedly called those accused of sexual assault "scumbags" who deserve to be "crushed" is at the center of a widening inquiry into the impartiality of his court-martial rulings. Convictions or sentences in at...
Mary SanchezApparently, May was Harass Your Female Subordinates Month in the U.S. military. I didn't get the press release, but a number of news items brought me up to speed. A sergeant at West Point is being investigated for secretly videotaping at least a dozen...
Channel 2 NewsA Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier has been sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted in a court-martial of abusive sexual contact and three other offenses. In a Friday statement, U.S. Army Alaska spokesperson John Pennell says...
Tags: U.S. Army, Prisons, Courts-Martial, Abusive Behavior
ReutersWASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's pledge on Thursday to lift a ban on transfers of detainees to Yemen from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, addresses one of the core obstacles to clearing out the detention camp. Of the 86 detainees...
Tags: Government, Wars and Interventions, Strikes, Yemen, Judges
Channel 2 NewsThe third recent court-martial involving an Anchorage-based service member began Wednesday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for a soldier accused of several charges, including abusive sexual contact. Army Chief Warrant Officer Guillermo Castillo sat...
Tags: Assault, U.S. Army, Sexual Assault, Punishment, Trials
ReutersSAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Accused Fort Hood shooting spree gunman Major Nidal Hasan asked a U.S. military judge on Wednesday for permission to fire his court-appointed lawyers and represent himself at his court martial, a Fort Hood spokesman said. The...
WASHINGTON — The Army suspended the commander of its main basic training camp Tuesday for alleged adultery, the latest in a string of military officers accused of sexual misconduct. Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, a 29-year Army veteran, was...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers frustrated by a spate of high-profile military sexual assault cases unveiled draft proposals in the House of Representatives on Tuesday to crack down on the crime, but they stopped short the kind of overhaul sought by some...
Florida's Department of Corrections got a stern rebuke from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week when the court sent a lawsuit brought by a Jewish prisoner over the right to receive kosher meals back to a lower court. The appeals court...
Channel 2 NewsThe Army has scheduled a Wednesday court-martial for a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier accused of sexual abuse, Anchorage’s third military sex-crimes case to be publicly announced this month. A Monday statement from U.S. Army Alaska...
Tags: Assault, U.S. Army, Punishment, Sexual Assault, Sex Crimes
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
Tags: Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore County, Lawyers, Laws, U.S. Army
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserAll he wanted was some American-made boots. An Air Force noncommissioned officer who complained to Congress, military investigators and the media that he was issued Chinese-made boots for an Afghanistan deployment now says he is being retaliated against...
May 24, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 24, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 24, 2013 |Story| KTUU
May 23, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 22, 2013 |Story| KTUU
May 22, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 21, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 21, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 21, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 20, 2013 |Story| KTUU
May 19, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 19, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Original site for Military Justice topic gallery.