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

Only Way Out: Army Wife Threatens to Report Doctor to Commander if He Leaves Her

Lt Joe Kenda of Homicide Hunter featured another case where he was tasked with investigating what hospital officials suspected was an attempted murder. Upon arrival at the hospital, he was bombarded by the press because they heard the call for service over the scanner. The hospital was secure and police officers were on the scene. … More Only Way Out: Army Wife Threatens to Report Doctor to Commander if He Leaves Her

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