Court Martial Acquittal and Other Office News
Just like many of you, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving with our families. The Law Office will be closed Wednesday to Friday (the 23rd through the 25th), and we’ll be back to normal business hours on Monday the 28th.
Last week was a busy and exciting week for us. Kirk was down in Camp Lejeune, NC to defend a Marine Corporal against a variety of charges including sexual assault, assault, drunk and disorderly, false official statement, and orders violation. The Government dropped all but three charges after motions and the case went to trial on the charges for sexual assault, assault, and drunk and disorderly. After an exhausting two-day trial, the jury acquitted the Corporal of all the charges.
In addition to that, we got the order from the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) granting an appeal in one of our other cases. Although we don’t expect that the actual oral argument will be held before spring, both Sam and I are looking forward to being back before the CAAF.
DISCLAIMER: THE CASE RESULTS DISCUSSED IN THIS NEWS POST DEPENDED ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE, CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE FIRM.