An Open Letter to the Senate and House of Representatives in Support of the Military Justice Improvement Act

Dear Senator/Representative, We are asking that Congress ensure that the military give soldiers the same constitutional rights you would have in a civilian court of law. We want professional investigators, not Commanders, investigating felony crimes. We want prosecutors, not military Commanders to make the decision whether we have the evidence to go to court. We … More An Open Letter to the Senate and House of Representatives in Support of the Military Justice Improvement Act

Investigation Discovery Validated Me and Gave Me Purpose

I am an #IDAddict. I love Investigation Discovery. The reason I love ID is because the law enforcement officials are passionately solving the cases they have been presented with, always with justice in mind for the victim and/or family. I watch all the ID shows.  Initially, my crime show addiction started with Law and Order, Law and Order … More Investigation Discovery Validated Me and Gave Me Purpose

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

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same

Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual favors from young female trainees, or sometimes … More Retired APG general: The players change, the ‘GAM’ remains the same

Military Lacks Uniform Reporting & After Care Procedures for Victims of Sexual Assault (in garrison)

GOAL: Create national/uniform reporting standards that are supportive of military members who are victims of crime. Their safety, health, rights, and career are equally as important as the rights of the accused. Military Culture (closed institution) 1. Empower all servicemembers to report violent crimes to civilian authorities (they actually have criminal databases, procedures for preserving … More Military Lacks Uniform Reporting & After Care Procedures for Victims of Sexual Assault (in garrison)

Jennifer Norris, Veteran, Military Crime Historian & Policy Analyst, Military Justice for All (Media)

Helping Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma, The Boston Globe (2012) Air Force Sexual Abuse Trial Gets Underway, NBC Nightly News (2012) Preventing Rapes in the Military, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC (2012) Sexual Assault in the US Military, Minnesota Public Radio (2012) Lackland Sex Scandal Continues to Roil Air Force, Houston Chronicle, Texas (2012) Don’t Suffer … More Jennifer Norris, Veteran, Military Crime Historian & Policy Analyst, Military Justice for All (Media)