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What’s Changing With The Army’s Promotion Board System?

On April 15, 2019, the United States Army announced its intentions to refresh the centralized promotion board system for the first time in fifty years, shifting from a time-based model to a merit-based model. The ultimate goal of the new

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Unanimous Military Juries

Does a military jury have to be unanimous? When the government charges you with a crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), the prosecution doesn’t have to convince a unanimous jury that you’re guilty beyond a reasonable doubt

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Patriots Law Group Sues Army

Reservists say Army denied housing benefits, garnished wages and launched unfair criminal probes. Now they’re suing. By JOHN VANDIVER | STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 14, 2018 STUTTGART, Germany — Army reservists deployed to Europe were wrongly denied housing allowance payments, subjected

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An Overview of How Military Juries are Selected

Coast Guard Rape Conviction Overturned for Too Many Women on the Jury      Through some recent media coverage, you may have heard about a recent court decision overturning a Coast Guard rape conviction for “jury stacking.” The jury was

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