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24 Apr 2012, 8:36 pm by Dwight Sullivan
That’s the interesting question addressed by this post on the TJAGLCS Crim Law Department’s 31(b)log. [read post]
23 Aug 2012, 5:00 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Over at 31(b)log, Jim Clark of TJAGLCS has posted this interesting commentary exploring the impact of feminist theory on the evolution of rape laws. [read post]
9 Mar 2012, 5:15 am by Victor Hansen
Today’s NYT Op-Ed focuses on the continuing problem of sexual assault in the military. There have been some recent proposed structural changes to the UCMJ by members of Congress and it looks like more tweaking of Article 120 may be in the offing. [read post]
27 Jun 2012, 11:49 am by Mike "No Man" Navarre
From the folks that brought you the Art. 31(b)log, here is a 9-page primer on the new Art. 120.  For anyone that has Lexis-Nexis, just login and it should be free.  I think that leaves our baby blue brethren out in the cold, no?  From the Lexis-Nexis website, here’s a description of the primer: Congress defines military sexual crimes in Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). 10 U.S.C.S. § 920 et.seq. Effective on June 28, 2012, the newest version of military sexual crimes… [read post]
18 Nov 2013, 9:41 am by LEG
The First 120 Years: A Foundation for the Future A recent blog post on Crain’s Chicago Business website highlights various books that have been written about Chicago and some of its power brokers. The post notes Chicago Partner Lou Lehr’s novel on the history of Arnstein & Lehr, “The First 120 Years: A Foundation for the Future”, and some of the notable stories Lou discloses. Crain’s Chicago Business website describes the book, “combines Chicago history and… [read post]
29 May 2013, 2:03 pm by Martin Schwartz
Martin SchwartzThree condominium and homeowners bills were passed by the Florida legislature: House Bill 73, Senate Bill 120, and House Bill 7119. One of the bills, Senate Bill 120, is currently before the Governor for review. Two of the three bills (HB 73 and HB 7119) inserted the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes (“Division”) into the governance of Homeowners’ Associations (“HOAs”), perhaps as a precursor to the… [read post]
27 Dec 2011, 11:30 am by Zachary Spilman
The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2012 (H.R. 1540) contains language that almost-completely revises Article 120, UCMJ. The bill was presented to the President for signature on December 21 and, absent a major political shift (a pocket veto appears impossible), will become law. The amendments will take effect 180 days after enactment. The “Revised Article 120? splits sexual offenses into three Articles (plus Article 120a – Stalking) and eliminates some of the most difficult aspects of… [read post]
8 Feb 2011, 2:08 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Opinion here.  CAAF reverses AFCCA and sets aside Article 120 conviction.  More later. [read post]
28 Nov 2011, 3:54 pm by Dwight Sullivan
McClatchy Newspapers has posted three more articles about the military’s prosecution of sexual offense cases.  See here, here, and here. [read post]
23 Aug 2010, 2:08 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Here’s a link to the SG’s opposition to the cert petition in Neal v. United States, No. 09-1414, which deals with the new Article 120’s constitutionality. [read post]
30 Mar 2011, 2:15 pm by Dwight Sullivan
An alert reader sent us this change to the Military Judges’ Benchbook in response to CAAF’s opinion in United States v. Prather, 69 M.J. 338 (C.A.A.F. 2011). [read post]
8 Jun 2010, 9:49 am by Dwight Sullivan
As indicated here, yesterday the Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General to respond to the cert petition in Neal v. United States, No. 09-1414, which challenges the new Article 120. [read post]
3 Jun 2010, 6:45 pm by Dwight Sullivan
We previously noted the cert petition in Neal v. United States, No. 09-1414, challenging the new Article 120.  The cert petition has been distributed for the Supremes’ 17 June conference. [read post]
9 Sep 2010, 2:15 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Here’s a link to the petitioner’s reply to the SG’s opposition to the cert petition in Neal v. United States, No. 09-1414, a new Article 120 case.  The reply was filed on Tuesday. The Neal cert petition has been distributed for the 27 September conference. [read post]
29 May 2010, 10:40 pm by Dwight Sullivan
On Friday, the Acting Solicitor General waived the United States’ right to respond to the cert petition in Neal v. United States, No. 09-1414, which we discussed here.  The cert petition is available here. [read post]
13 Dec 2011, 2:06 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Here’s a link to a new McClatchy article on the amendments to Article 120 contained in the conference committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.  Of course, the bill may be vetoed as a result of disagreement between the White House and Congress over detetainee policy matters. [read post]
21 Sep 2011, 2:38 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Michael Doyle and Marisa Taylor of McClatchy Newspapers have written a series of articles on the military justice system.  Here’s a link to their latest, which is about the “new” Article 120.  Michael Doyle & Marisa Taylor, ‘Flawed’ new rape law roils military justice system, McClatchy Newspapers (Sept. 21, 2011). [read post]
19 Aug 2010, 8:49 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Here’s a link to an interesting unpublished NMCCA opnion setting aside an Article 120 conviction because the military judge failed to sua sponte instruct on the affirmative defense of consent.  United States v. Jones, No. NMCCA 200900679 (N-M. Ct. Crim. App. Aug. 17, 2010) (per curiam). [read post]
9 Aug 2010, 4:10 pm by Dwight Sullivan
Today’s SCOTUS online blog update indicates that the SG’s office has received a further extension to reply to the Neal cert petition, No. 09-1414, until 23 August.  So we’ll have to wait another couple of weeks to find out what the Office of the Solicitor General makes of the new Article 120. [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 9:53 am by admin
Which of our institutions has the right to play Solomon with the children of divorced or deceased parents, the legislature or the Courts? [read post]