CIVILIAN COURT-MARTIAL DEFENSE LAWYERS NEWS:
According to the the latest news, former Baltimore Ravens (NFL) cheerleader, Molly Shattuck, has been sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy. The FoxNews article can be found here:
As a defense attorney, I would not advocate that she should have received a harsher sentence, and I'm not doing so here. Rather, I simply wish that men who face such allegations in the civilian and military justice systems would receive the same consideration as Ms. Shattuck received.
The United States Constitution guarantees our citizens "equal protection of the laws." Do you think that truly occurs when it comes to allegations of sexual misconduct?
How many times are military men accused of rape or sexual assault because they had sex with a woman who later claims she wouldn't have engaged in the sex if she was completely sober?
How many military women are accused of rape or sexual assault because they had sex with a man who wouldn't have engaged in the sex if he was completely sober?...
Civilian criminal defense lawyer and military defense lawyer
Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.