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Senate Committee June 4, 2013
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   Senate Committee June 4, 2013
Sexual Assaults in the Military, Panel 1

Senate Committee June 4, 2013


Military service branch chiefs and others testified on pending legislation on sexual assault in the military. Among the issues they addressed were reporting procedures for assault cases, the role of the convening authority, and the scope of the problem within military ranks. The service chiefs said, when asked pointedly, they opposed letting prosecutors, rather than commanders, handle sexual assault investigations.



3 hours, 46 minutes
Tags: Crime, Military Courts, Military, Gender 



Sexual Assaults in the Military, Panel 2

Senate Committee June 4, 2013


Military leaders testified on pending legislation on sexual assault in the military. Among the issues they addressed were the role of senior commanders in sexual assault investigations and trials, maintaining order and discipline within the unit, and the use of non-judicial punishments. They also talked about the reporting process and some service members reluctance to bring charges.


1 hour, 52 minutes 

Tags: Crime, Military Courts, Military, Gender



 

Sexual Assaults in the Military, Panel 3

Senate Committee June 4, 2013


Legal experts testified on pending legislation on sexual assault in the military. Among the issues they addresses were proposals to remove military commanders from the judicial process, the working relationship between commanders and military lawyers, and potential repercussions for service members reporting sexual assault.



1 hour, 50 minutes

Tags: Crime, Military Courts, Military, Gender 




 
 
 

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