Blog Posts - Summary Court Officer



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

Judge Alone for Sexual Assault UCMJ Article 120 allegations

Military Judge Alone can be a very effective tactic, unless for some reason or other, the defense believes that the victim is so unlikeable that they are likely to turn a panel off. If this is not the case, think long and hard before doing a sexual...
by Jag Law Blog on Sep 1, 2010

Judge Alone for Sexual Assault UCMJ Article 120 allegations

Military Judge Alone can be a very effective tactic, unless for some reason or other, the defense believes that the victim is so unlikeable that they are likely to turn a panel off. If this is not the case, think long and hard before doing a sexual...
by Jag Law Blog on Sep 1, 2010

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

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

The Myth about TDS *maybe*

This perception is a problem. The military system of justice is frequently questioned as being unfair. The military should do all that they can to destroy this perception.
by Jag Law Blog on Mar 25, 2009


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