The U.S. Naval Academy says a student accused of sexually assaulting a classmate during an off-campus party has elected to have a judge decide his case, rather than a military jury.
A lawyer representing a former Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault says the case against his client is going forward after a military judge rejected a request to dismiss it for lack of evidence.
A military judge overseeing the case of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault told prosecutors Tuesday he wants them to explain how they plan to prove their case, an indication it may not hold up.
Attorneys for a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault are back in court to argue that political pressure influenced the decision to prosecute him.
The U.S. Naval Academy’s head is rejecting suggestions that political pressure influenced him in pursuing sexual assault charges against a football player at the school.
The court-martial of a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman accused in a sexual assault case is now scheduled to begin in March after a military judge agreed to delay the proceeding, which had been scheduled for February.
The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge’s recommendation because it is his duty to make sure the charges are fully examined.
A U.S. Naval Academy football player who was accused in a sexual assault case but ultimately won’t face a trial has graduated.
Testimony continued Monday in the sexual assault hearing of three U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of raping a fellow midshipman at a party.