STAY IN THE BOX Surprisingly, cross examination begins with our Direct Examination. What we are practicing on direct is “staying in the box.” The box is the elements of the crime that the prosecutor is trying to prove. “Intent.””Location.” “Illegal Act.” Whatever element of the crime is in dispute, that becomes part of the box. We… Read More
The system has changed. I first came into the military in 1985. As a single enlisted Soldier I had an overseas tour in Germany. The climate of the US Army was post-Vietnam era, filled with Vietnam Era problems. Drugs and Discipline were the main concerns. Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault has begun to have a… Read More
My client and I have spent the better part of two years fighting a false GOMOR. The underlying facts were always in dispute. There were two Article 15-6 investigations. The IO’s of both investigation interpreted the evidence differently. We appealed to the DASEB and put together an excellent packet. The GOMOR was redacted as asked.
This is a great article on a fight that one of my clients is in with the US Air Force over an erroneous discharge. http://bit.ly/2mt0EIm
The U.S. Army’s quality management program is governed by Army Regulation Active Duty Enlisted Administrative Separations (AR) 635-200, Chapter 19. This program has been at a fever pitch for the last several years. With the Trump Administration, this program may slow down. In the US Army, generally, any adverse action that is found within an… Read More