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Military Justice

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  • Lawyer: HIV assault ruling could end all such military cases

    The highest U.S. military court's reversal of a Kansas airman's aggravated assault conviction for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita will effectively end such prosecutions in the armed forces, his attorney said. The U.S....
  • Appeals court tosses aggravated assault conviction over HIV

    The nation's highest military court on Monday reversed the aggravated assault conviction of a Kansas airman accused of exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita, while upholding other charges against him. The U.S. Court of...
  • Guantanamo judge orders senior Pentagon official to testify on meddling motion

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A military judge on Monday called the top Pentagon official overseeing the war court to testify on why the Defense Department suddenly ordered judges to move down to this remote base until they've wrapped up complex death-...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is seeking to block a federal judge's ruling last week that halted programs intended to grant deportation waivers to up to 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The motion, filed Monday in the U.S....
  • Closing arguments heard at Arab American Marine's court-martial

    Closing arguments heard at Arab American Marine's court-martial
    Disillusioned with the Marine Corps and fearing he would die in combat, an Arab American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq in 2004 and fled to his native Lebanon, a Marine prosecutor told a court-martial Friday. Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun made...
  • Court nixes Guantanamo conviction of Australian ex-detainee

    An appeals court on Wednesday struck down the terrorism conviction of Australian David Hicks, reversing one of the few successful prosecutions of a prisoner before a U.S. military court at the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay. The U.S. Court of Military...
  • Attorneys spar as trial begins for Marine who disappeared

    The criminal case against a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq a decade ago began taking shape when Navy criminal investigators assumed the worst about the Muslim corporal based on hearsay from other service members, a defense attorney argued...
  • 9/11 defendant still suffering from CIA 'black site' injuries, lawyer says at Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A defense lawyer for an alleged 9/11 plotter said Thursday that his Saudi client had been rectally abused while in CIA custody and that he continues to bleed now, at least eight years later. Attorney Walter Ruiz made the...
  • Pentagon point man for fixing nuclear missile troubles fact-checks Washington talk of progress

    The Pentagon's point man for fixing what ails the nation's nuclear forces came to this remote air base to get a feel for nuclear missile duty in an inhospitable climate. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work got the feel the moment he arrived Tuesday: a...
  • Judge lets 9/11 case resume at Guantanamo despite discovery of CIA-linked defense interpreter

    A military judge allowed the Sept. 11 war crimes case to proceed Wednesday over objections from defense lawyers alarmed at the discovery a courtroom interpreter previously worked at a CIA "black site" where detainees were subjected to brutal...
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...