CAAF grants review to consider a unit SHARP representative’s testimony about the meaning of the word no
On Monday CAAF granted review in this Army case:
No. 19-0252/AR. U.S. v. Tyler Washington. CCA 20170329. On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals it is ordered that said petition is granted on the following issue:
WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE ABUSED HER DISCRETION BY PERMITTING THE UNIT’S SHARP REPRESENTATIVE TO TESTIFY THAT “WHEN A PERSON SAYS ‘NO’ IT MEANS STOP, WALK AWAY.”
Briefs will be filed under Rule 25.
SHARP is the Army’s Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention program.
No opinion is available on the Army CCA’s website (indicating that the CCA summarily affirmed).