Military Defense Lawyer (Former JAG Attorney) News:
The presumption of guilt and gutting the standard of proof necessary to brand an accused a "rapist" or as having committed some form of alleged sexual assault. This has been the push of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and others in Congress (Sen. McCasKill, Rep. Speier, etc.). Those who know very little about the reality of the military justice system, or the allegations being raised in the military, pushing for very NON-AMERICAN changes to the system to try to ensure predetermined convictions in military court-martial trials in which allegations of rape and sexual assault are litigated.
These same misinformed and misguided activists have set their sites on college campuses, and now college campuses are having to deal with this push to make justice or disciplinary systems decidedly UNFAIR for the accused.
Here is a FoxNews story on what is happening now on college campuses:
Welcome to this new world, American Colleges. Welcome to the lynch-mob mentality. When will it become a political liability to push for un-American changes to justice systems?
Thank you to Christina Hoff Sommers and others who point out the dangerous road we're traveling down in this country. Here are some other articles of interest on this topic:
Civilian criminal defense lawyer and military defense lawyer
Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.