27 Jan '15, 1am

Former Army sexual-assaults prosecutor found guilty of rape

Maj. Erik Burris Screen grab from KTXL-Sacramento via NDN Related Army’s top sex assault prosecutor suspended after assault allegation The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported he’d groped her and tried to kiss her at a sexual-assault legal conference more than two years ago. YEAR IN REVIEW 2014 Sex assault in the military: debated statistics, scandal and a failed bill Hardly a week went by in 2014 when sexual assault in the military didn’t make the news. Sinclair reprimanded, fined; case likely to reignite battle over military justice An Army general who once faced life in prison for sexual misconduct with a subordinate ended up with a fine and a reprimand, a verdict that surprised military justice watchers and left unanswered many questions about the role of command influence in criminal cases....

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/former-army-sexual-assault...

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