Our military defense law firm generally recommends exploring every possible strategy. For that reason, we believe that it is generally in an accused’s best interest to prepare for the Article 32 evidentiary hearing that precedes a court martial.
A U.S. Navy officer may be facing charges of espionage, according to a recent article. The officer is under scrutiny for other alleged improper behavior, as well. He reportedly committed adultery and hired a prostitute, which could also implicate him under military law.
Active duty members of the military have many of the same rights under the UCMJ that civilians enjoy under their state and federal constitutions. There are some differences, though, which make it important to hire an experienced military defense lawyer with knowledge about how pre-trial confinement impacts your case.
Is it possible to receive a fair trial in the military? Although the Uniform Code of Military Justice offers certain procedural protections in the military’s criminal justice system, a recent article questions whether service members might still have an uphill battle.