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Army Releases August Court-Martial Results - Sixty Percent Acquittal Rate in Contested Cases
Army Releases August Court-Martial Results - Sixty Percent Acquittal Rate in Contested Cases

On 25 September, the Army released data on the 42 courts-martial held in the month of August. https://www.armytimes.com/articles/army-releases-results-of-august-courts-martial ​ There are a number of lessons to be learned. -32 out of 42 cases in August were guilty pleas; -In ...

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Blog posts in September, 2016

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