The Army Wants You to Report Violent Crimes to These Future Military Officers at West Point

“These are future leaders in the Army, the same officers the enlisted are supposed to report violent crimes to.” ~JSN If you haven’t kept up with the fight in Congress regarding how the military should best handle sexual assault complaints and retaliation, this article will help you understand. Claire McCaskill wants sexual assault victims in … More The Army Wants You to Report Violent Crimes to These Future Military Officers at West Point

Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ Case Reveals Emerging Due Process Theme with Kangaroo Courts

I’ve been a New England Patriots fan my whole life given I grew up in New England. Like most, I am loyal to my home teams. But, I am not the star struck kind of fan. I am just as proud of Tom Brady as I am all the New England Patriot players (unless you … More Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ Case Reveals Emerging Due Process Theme with Kangaroo Courts

If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken

Fact: 62% of military sexual assault victims report that they suffered both personal & professional retaliation after they reported the crime to their Chain of Command. (Department of Defense, 2014) The retaliation is what makes PTSD so debilitating and if witnessed by others will prevent them from coming forward. It also is the precipitator for … More If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken

Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault

Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault President [Barack] Obama on Friday gave the military a year to show progress in curbing sexual assault within its ranks. If it fails to make progress, Obama warned he would support additional reforms. Obama’s decision was criticized by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who led a congressional effort … More Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault