Q: Can a soldier
A prospective court-martial for sexual assault, voyeurism, and other serious charges allegedly committed by a corporal in the 5th Canadian Division Support Base, Gagetown (“5CDSB”) involves not only two alleged
The alleged victims were both members of the Canadian Armed Forces in Washington and Esquimalt, B.C. at the time the alleged incidents happened.
After the Washington-based member allegedly discovered a recording device “at their private residence” and reported it to superiors, an investigation ensued after which the device was allegedly “linked to the accused”. That led to a search warrant and the subsequent seizure of multiple computers, hard
The corporal was reportedly arrested and charged with:
- “sexual assault
- breaking and entering
- possession of property obtained by crime
- transmission of an intimate image
- possession of a device for surreptitious interception
- possession of child pornography”.
If convicted of certain charges, he may face a sentence of life in prison. So preparing the best court martial defense is critical.
Facing a court-martial– or appealing a court-martial decision– is frightening. With your livelihood, reputation, and freedom on the line, it’s in your best interest to hire an experienced civilian military defense attorney with the time, knowledge, experience, and resources to dedicate to your defense – – instead of taking your chances with the free court-appointed military defense counsel you are offered. In an effort to bolster its conviction rates, it’s common for the military to assign large teams of the best trial lawyers to prosecute
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