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Press Release: U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN FULLY ACQUITTED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN FULLY ACQUITTED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES Washington, DC – April 12, 2019 – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Michael Wallace was acquitted of all charges at a general court-martial held at the Washington Navy

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Hiring a Lawyer v. Pro Se Representation

Pro se legal representation comes from the Latin phrase, “for oneself,” or “on behalf of themselves.” It’s legal speak for when someone represents themselves in court without the assistance of a lawyer. There are plenty of legal matters that you

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Hearsay

Most people know that “hearsay” is unreliable and inadmissible in court, but the term “hearsay” is a legal term that’s often used incorrectly. That’s not surprising because in military courts-martial, just as in civilian courts, the concept of hearsay is

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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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