Blog Posts - Military Defense



Recent Victory- Retention of MSG

My client remains in the military with and received a rank reduction and no jail time. Read More...
by Jag Law Blog on Jan 19, 2016

Hire an attorney now – the new rules for the article 32

If you need to contact me directly, text me at (931) 217-7648. Within the last year, Congress has created a series of new rules which relate to the uniform code of military justice (UCMJ). These rules are transforming the way the defense attorneys ne...
by Jag Law Blog on Mar 4, 2015

How a Courts-Martial Works

Click here to schedule a phone consultation Here is a video blog that goes through both the procedural process of a Courts-Martial and also advice on how to best handle certain situation in the process.  I have also provided a PowerPoint slide that...
by Jag Law Blog on Apr 3, 2014

The Growing Pressure to Prosecute Article 120 Cases

Click here to schedule a phone consult The recent US v. Sinclair verdict seems to be an anomaly.  As a Civilian Defense Counsel, I have handled an increasing number of Sexual Assault and Maltreatment cases over the past few years. The pressure from...
by Jag Law Blog on Mar 27, 2014

SOF Soldiers under an ever-changing legal fire

I have recently represented several special forces soldiers in tab revocation proceedings. These soldiers were under investigation for misconduct, some real and some perceived. In the 5th Special Forces group, the commander has a policy letter on tab...
by Jag Law Blog on Sep 8, 2011

Problems for Deployed Civilian Contractors working for the Military

The Contractors seem to be without much due process in dealing with allegations that are brought against them while being deployed. A couple of my clients were subject to unwarranted searches and have had personal belongings seized. Getting these i...
by Jag Law Blog on Aug 25, 2010

Let LT Behenna’s Ongoing Defense Help Other Soldiers

Sadly, within the same platoon that was hit with the IED allegedly planted by Ali Mansur's people, there are soldiers that have serious PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from that incident. In addition, one of those soldiers, has struggled to ad...
by Jag Law Blog on Jan 28, 2010

Behenna’s Sentence Reduced a Second Time

LT Behenna recently received a second reduction in sentence. Last Thursday, the Army’s Parole Board apparently reduced LT Behenna’s sentence from 20 years of confinement to 15 years of confinement. This is the second reduction that LT Beh...
by Jag Law Blog on Jan 25, 2010

LT Behenna’s ongoing defense.

LT Behenna and SSG Warner were both part of a very tragic story. Several weeks before the killing of Ali Mansur took place, LT Behenna's squad had captured Ali Mansur at his home. They had credible information to believe he was part of Al Qaeda and...
by Jag Law Blog on Sep 15, 2009

Summary Courts- Martial Relook

Some of the arbitrariness of the Summary Court Process could be taken away by giving the SCM Officer more training in this area. Maybe picking them for a term of duty or sending them through a class on legal justice. Either way, if some of the arbi...
by Jag Law Blog on Aug 20, 2009


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