COURTS-MARTIAL RESULTS

All charges dismissed against E-6 accused of molesting a twelve year old girl at FT Belvoir, Virginia.  Attorney Crisp proved to the Article 32 Investigating Officer that the girl had fabricated the allegations to get attention.  He was able to uncover similar false allegations the girl had made against others at other military installations despite the attempts of the government to prevent their introduction at the hearing.  As a result, the Investigating Officer recommended, and the Convening Authority agreed, to dismiss the charges against him.


Full acquittal in child sexual assault case in Texas.  Attorney Younts successfully proved the innocence of an E-6 who was wrongfully accused of molesting two girls.  Attorney Younts left no stone unturned and discovered that the girls had fabricated the story based on the plot of a television show.  His efforts lead to a full acquittal.


Full Acquittal in Drill Sergeant Sexual Assault case at FT Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.  Attorney Crisp successfully defended a Drill Sergeant falsely accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a Soldier In Training.  Attorney Crisp aggressively cross-examined the alleged victim and was able to highlight certain inconsistencies in her testimony.  The panel deliberated for less than hour in fully acquitting Attorney Crisp’s E-7 client.


Full acquittal in armed robbery case in San Antonio.  Attorney Younts obtained an acquittal for Air Force E-4 who was falsely accused of armed robbery.  Attorney Younts’ independent investigation and cross-examination demonstrated that the complaining witness was coached to identify his client and that the police officers had mishandled a weapon.  The result was a full acquittal.


Full acquittal in positive urinalysis case.  Attorney Younts obtained a full acquittal for an E-5 accused of wrongfully using methamphetamine.


Acquittal of 1SG accused of Rape at FT Bragg, Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Attorney Crisp performed a detailed and thorough cross-examination of the accuser and called numerous fact witnesses to attack her credibility.  At the conclusion of the case, the credibility of the accuser was seriously in doubt due to her multiple contradictory prior statements highlighted through cross and the defense witnesses.


All charges dropped in case in South Dakota.  Attorney Younts was able to convince the chain of command to drop all charges against an E-3 accused of two counts of sexual assault.  Attorney Younts’ independent investigation proved that the victims were using text messages to fabricate testimony.  All charges dropped after Article 32 Hearing.


Full acquittal in Wyoming sexual assault case.  Attorney Younts obtained a full acquittal in a sexual assault case where the complaining witness lied about a prior relationship with an E-4.  As a result of diligent preparation and thorough cross-examination Attorney Younts revealed the truth court and the result was a full acquittal.


Acquittal in homicide case.  Attorney Younts obtained an acquittal on homicide charges for an E-4 accused of causing the death his son.  Through the use of forensic evidence and expert testimony Attorney Younts demonstrated for the court-martial that the death was caused by the client’s ex-wife.


Full acquittal at Lackland Air Force Base for Air Force Military Training Instructor.  Attorney Younts obtained a full acquittal for an Air Force Military Training Instructor who was accused of sexual assault.

RECORDS CORRECTION / DISCHARGE UPGRADE

United States Air Force, O-3, Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records. Attorney Gordon successfully argued that negative information should be removed from his client’s Official Military Personnel File after he was denied a promotion. The BCMR ruled that the client’s name should be removed from the list of officers non-selected for promotion for the years 2012 and 2013, the client’s non-selections for promotion should be removed from the Military Personnel Data System and Automated Records Management System record, and the client should be considered for promotion by a Special Selection Board immediately.


United States Army, O-5, Board for Correction of Naval Records. Attorney Gordon successfully helped argue that his client should be retroactively awarded the Army Bronze Star Medal with “V” for meritorious service in a combat zone in 1968.


United States Army, E-1, Army Discharge Review Board. Attorney Gordon successfully argued that his client’s military discharge should be upgraded from a General under honorable conditions characterization to an Honorable characterization. The Discharge Review Board found that the client was the victim of a substantial error of fact by his chain of command. Attorney Gordon was able to convince the Discharge Review Board that his client’s discharge was too harsh based on his overall quality of service and was therefore inequitable.

NON-JUDICIAL PUNISHMENT

At Captain’s Mast Navy E-3 found not guilty of unlawful drug use.  Attorney Gordon’s discovery of exculpatory evidence and knowledge of urinalysis program and drug testing procedures enabled him to demonstrate client’s innocence.


Army 1LT acquitted at Article 15 proceeding at Camp Shelby Mississippi.  During demobilization, a 1LT was accused of hazing and abuse of subordinates while in theater.  Attorney Crisp presented multiple witnesses to contradict the allegations of the AR 15-6 officer and successfully demonstrate the good military character and excellent leadership skills of this Platoon Leader.