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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Duke Law Professor and Former Air Force Deputy Judge Advocate General (DJAG) Details Top 10 Reasons Why Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Sexual Assault Bill is the Wrong Solution

Maj Gen (Ret) Charles Dunlap is a Duke law school professor, as well as being the former Air Force Deputy Judge Advocate General (DJAG) and a former military judge.  In his recent paper regarding the issue of rape and sexual assault cases in the military justice system (UCMJ Article 120), Maj Gen Dunlap sets forth his top 10 reasons why Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's military sexual assault bill is the wrong solution.  Maj Gen Dunlap's paper can be found here:

A discussion of that paper can be found here:

And here is a paper by Charles "Cully" Stimson from the Heritage Foundation: 

By: Attorney Richard V. Stevens
Civilian criminal defense lawyer and military defense lawyer
Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.

Blog postscript: Attorney Frank J. Spinner and I (attorney Richard V. Stevens) are former active duty military lawyers (JAG). Our perspectives and advice, therefore, are based upon our experience as military defense lawyers and as civilian criminal defense lawyers practicing exclusively in the area of military law and military justice. This blog addresses issues in military law, military justice, military discipline, military defense, court-martial practice, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and other military and/or legal topics. Nothing posted in this blog should be substituted for legal advice in any particular case. If you seek legal advice for a particular case, please contact The Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens and The Law Office of Frank J. Spinner for a free consultation. These military defense law offices are located in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Northern Florida, but the military defense representation is worldwide – when necessary, the attorneys travel to wherever the client is stationed.

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