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Revoking a consent to search in the military
Revoking a consent to search in the military

We occasionally get asked whether military members can revoke a consent to search. The answer is yes. The sooner you revoke the consent to search the better. In a case last year, a service member had a conviction reversed because he revoked consent to search. The court gave ...

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Blog posts in January, 2017

  • Military law and digital forensic evidence

    Digital forensic evidence is increasingly becoming a part of the military criminal defense. The use of digital evidence is now present in nearly every ...

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  • Blackouts and Military Sexual Assault Defense

    Over the next few months, we'll be in court defending three sexual assault cases involving the incapacitation of an alleged sexual assault victim. The ...

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  • Mr. Pristera wins security clearance case involving financial considerations

    This week we learned that Mr. Pristera successfully represented an Air Force NCO facing suspension of her security clearance for financial ...

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  • Navy court-martial results for november 2016 - 66% acquittal rate in contested sexual assault cases

    The latest court-martial results for the Navy are for November 2016. They can be found here: http://www.jag.navy.mil/news/ROT.htm Even though every ...

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  • Military spousal privilege

    We occasionally receive questions about whether communications between a husband and wife are admissible in a court-martial. The basic rule is in ...

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  • Appearing Before the Army Clemency and Parole Board

    Appearing before the Army Clemency and Parole Board in Washington DC can be a stressful event. By the time of the hearing, families are often ...

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  • New 2016 manual for courts-martial with changes

    On 8 December 2016, the Federal Register published the 2016 Manual for Courts-Martial with all recent changes. mcm_2016.pdf

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