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Happy 4th of July to you and yours!  Before the cookout and fireworks, please take a moment to give thanks for the brave men and women of our military, and their families, whose courage and sacrifice ensure our freedom.  And,...
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Military Defense Lawyer (Former JAG Attorney) News: Recently, a senior military officer who was a veteran of combat deployments and decorations retired honorably, at the highest rank served, after victories in two administ...
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Former CIA Director and Retired General David Petraeus Sentenced for Classified Information Breach.   Two years probation and $100,000.00 fine.  Story appears here: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/04/23/petraeus-sentenc...
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Military Criminal Defense Lawyer (Former JAG Attorney) News: Recently, an enlisted military member who was facing a general court-martial in which he was accused of four allegations of sexual assault (UCMJ Article 120) ha...
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College campuses are struggling with the same issues faced by military culture.  The political crusade to stop rape and sexual assault – while certainly a laudable goal – has exceeded the bounds of reason and common sense.  T...
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According to articles appearing in the press, Johnny Baca was convicted in 1995 of being a hired killer.  The conviction was apparently based primarily on the testimony of a jailhouse informant or "snitch."  As I have comment...
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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 b...
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We hope you have a very happy and meaningful Memorial Day (weekend).  In the midst of your other activities, please take some time to reflect on the meaning of the holiday and say thank you for those brave Americans who made ...
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Military Criminal Defense Lawyer (Former JAG Attorney) News: Recently, a retirement eligible senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) won, and was retained at, an involuntary discharge board hearing.  The accused military me...
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Military Criminal Defense Lawyer (Former JAG Attorney) News: Recently, a military enlisted member who was facing a court-martial in which the allegations included wrongful use of illegal drugs (methamphetamine) on more tha...
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Here is a story reported on Observer.com about truly outrageous misconduct by a state prosecutor and the State of California trying to save the case despite it being based on a fraud on the court: http://observer.com/2015/0...
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A great man.  A great teacher.  A great example.  The coach. R.I.P. Dean Smith.
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Civilian court-martial defense lawyer and former military JAG attorney.
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Attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, PC) is a civilian court-martial defense lawyer and former active duty military attorney (JAG). The content of his website and blog are based on his experience as a military defense lawyer and as a civilian criminal defense lawyer practicing exclusively in the area of military law. The blog addresses issues in military law, military justice, military discipline, military defense, court-martial practice, military trials, military appeals, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and other military and/or legal topics. Nothing posted in the  blog should be substituted for legal advice in any particular case. The military defense law offices are located in Northern Florida (Pensacola, Ft Walton, Destin area). The military defense law practice is worldwide; traveling to wherever the client is stationed when necessary.