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Army officer decries treatment in sexual assault case

Civilian criminal investigators in one state looked into a military wife’s claim that her husband -- a U.S. Army captain -- sexually assaulted her over a number of years. A final incident report in the matter reveals that, ultimately, a district attorney decided not to go forward in prosecuting the case. The cited reasons for dropping the matter were insufficient evidence and the wife’s lack of cooperation with investigators.

Military punishment: Unwavering spotlight on sex crimes

Leeanna Rossi is a U.S. Navy veteran with strong views regarding the problem of violence within the military, most specifically sex-based crimes. She recently penned a detailed article on the subject for a media publication, which we believe is carefully written, passionately pursued and worthy of some comment.

Brig Gen. Sinclair plea results: reprimand, pay dock, no prison

The closely-watched sexual assault case against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is coming to a close. As we've discussed, last week the presiding judge summarily dismissed the jury in favor of plea negotiations, and the case moved forward quickly this week to sentencing.

Bill seeking change in military sex cases defeated in Senate vote

Although it might have seemed close when the votes were tallied, a military-related measure pushed hard for by United States Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) failed to receive the requisite support needed to move to a full floor vote in that congressional body.

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