Blog Posts - Uniform Code Of Military Justice



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

Epilogue: Bowe Bergdahl...Deserter! (Video)

Barack Obama cavorting with deserter Bowe Bergdahl's parents Nothing Says 'Super Bowl' Party Like Barack Obama Toilet Paper!!Or, if that doesn't HIT the spot, might I suggest The Obama Punching Bag instead?Before getting to the desertion conclus...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 27, 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

Hugh Hewitt's 100 Reasons To Vote For a 45th Presidency

Hugh proceeded point by point, with full explanation, 100 specific reasons Mitt Romney would make a better president for 2012...
by friday coming soon on Oct 24, 2012

An overview of federal laws against possession of child pornography

Federal authorities are increasing their efforts to investigate and prosecute child pornography offenders. Agents are coordinating with state and local law enforcement to pursue individuals involved in the trafficking of child pornography, as well as...
by Federal Criminal Lawyer on Feb 13, 2012

An overview of federal child pornography possession laws

Federal authorities are increasing their efforts to investigate and prosecute child pornography offenders. Agents are coordinating with state and local law enforcement to pursue individuals involved in the trafficking of child pornography, as well as...
by Federal Criminal Lawyer on Feb 13, 2012

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

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

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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