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Court-Martial Appeals

Air Force Captain's Child Molestation Charges Reversed on Appeal

I recently represented an Air Force captain, who was convicted of sexually molesting his two step daughters.  Unfortunately, this is a scenario all too often where allegations are brought against a service member in the midst of a divorce.  My client has steadfastly maintained his innocence, and there was no physical evidence to link him […]

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Rape Convictions Overturned on Appeal

Mr. Cassara recently represented a soldier who was convicted of two separate rapes and sentenced to seven years confinement and a dishonorable discharge. Mr. Cassara argued on appeal that the soldier had been denied a fair trial when the military judge ruled that the prior sexual activities of the two alleged victims were inadmissible at […]

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Sexual Assault Conviction Overturned on Appeal

Mr. Cassara recently succeeded in having a client’s sexual assault conviction overturned on appeal.  SSG Daniel Gaskins was convicted at court-martial for sexual assault of a minor and sexual assault of a fellow service member.   He has steadfastly maintained his innocence.  He was originally sentenced to twelve years in prison.  Mr. Cassara succeeded in having […]

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Reversal of all charges on appeal of sexual assault conviction

Mr. Cassara recently obtained the reversal of all charges for a soldier convicted of sexual molestation of his step-daughter.  The soldier was sentenced to 15 years in jail and a dishonorable discharge. However, after filing several briefs with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, we were successful in getting all of the charges reversed.  This […]

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