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ReutersBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, May 22 (Reuters) - Accused Fort Hood shooting spree gunman Major Nidal Hasan asked a U.S. military judge on Wednesday for permission to fire his court-appointed lawyers and represent himself at his court martial, a Fort Hood...
WASHINGTON — The Army suspended the commander of its main basic training camp Tuesday for alleged adultery, the latest in a string of military officers accused of sexual misconduct. Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, a 29-year Army veteran, was...
Florida's Department of Corrections got a stern rebuke from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week when the court sent a lawsuit brought by a Jewish prisoner over the right to receive kosher meals back to a lower court. The appeals court...
Reuters* House panel proposes tougher penalties for attackers * Measures also aim to improve victim treatment and support * Proposals follow string of military sexual assault cases By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers frustrated...
PRESSURE COOKER-AIRPORT ARREST Saudi with pressure cooker in baggage seeks bond DETROIT (AP) — A federal defender has requested bond for a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents accused him of lying about why he...
Channel 2 NewsThe Army has scheduled a Wednesday court-martial for a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier accused of sexual abuse, Anchorage’s third military sex-crimes case to be publicly announced this month. A Monday statement from U.S. Army Alaska...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Courts-Martial, Prisons, Assault, Punishment
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul got a lot of attention Wednesday for mounting an honest-to-God filibuster of President Barack Obama's nominee for CIA director, John Brennan. The nation's political class marveled at his real-life Mr. Smith act, the funny stuff his...
Tags: Eric Holder, Elections, Laws, Washington, DC, Anwar al-Awlaki
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered top military chiefs on Friday to redouble their effort to address the problem of sexual assault, saying the frequency and perceived tolerance of the crime was eroding the military's ability...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top general in the U.S. Armed Forces warned of a crisis of confidence in the growing ranks of women soldiers due to a rash of sexual assault cases that has prompted lawmakers to act. The warning by Army General Martin Dempsey...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Prosecution, Assault, NATO, Susan Collins
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — An Army sergeant was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq. A military judge, Army Col. David Conn, had found...
ReutersBy Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE, May 16 (Reuters) - A military judge is expected to rule on Thursday whether a U.S. soldier who faces a likely life sentence for killing five fellow servicemen in a 2009 shooting spree in Iraq will ever be eligible for parole....
Tags: Justice System, Judges, Armed Forces, Iraq, Suicide
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