An alleged prostitution ring leads to the court-martial of an alleged client, but no charges yet against the ringleader. Killeen Daily Herald report here.
Sens. McCaskill and Ayotte pen article supporting their military sexual assault amendments to the NDAA and panning other proposed reforms to strip all CA power in sexual ssault and serious felony cases. USA Today article here. One provision I had missed is the mandatory DD for sexual assault. This abandons the indeterminate sentencng scheme that has been a hallmark of the UCMJ. I wonder if Congress as given thought to what that means for the system as a whole. Does it implicate Apprendi concerns? I’ll need to give that some thought.
And this National National Journal article questions whether any of the reforms will make it through the process fven the current broader budget battle.
When is an attorney taking pictures of their own client newsworthy? At Gitmo. Miami Herald cverage here.