Defending the Indefensible? The Increasingly Difficult Job of Defending Soldiers Accused of Sexual Assault

50 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2016  

Mason S. Weiss

Government of the United States of America - Army

Date Written: February 29, 2016

Abstract

This article presents the perspective of a former defense counsel and seasoned military justice practitioner on the recent history and current state of affairs of military sexual assault cases. It suggests practices that prosecutors and criminal investigators should implement to ensure that servicemembers accused of sexual assault receive due process and a fair resolution of their cases.

Suggested Citation

Weiss, Mason S., Defending the Indefensible? The Increasingly Difficult Job of Defending Soldiers Accused of Sexual Assault (February 29, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2740061 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2740061

Mason Spencer Weiss (Contact Author)

Government of the United States of America - Army ( email )

United States Military Academy
West Point, NY 10996
United States

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