Sexual Assault and Rape –Full Acquittal | Case Result

March 2019
Location: Yokosuka, Japan Rank: Navy , E-5
Charges: Sexual Assault and Rape – Full Acquittal Result: FULL ACQUITTAL – Not Guilty of All Charges and Specifications
A Navy Petty Officer was charged with sexual assault by bodily harm and rape by force under Article 120, UCMJ.  Court martial lawyer Timothy Bilecki was retained, and our trial team was immediately put into place to defend our client at a jury trial.  Our team investigated the case and put together a defense which told our client’s story of innocence to the panel.  This was done  through a powerful opening statement, devastating cross examinations and a winning closing argument. After a weeklong trial, our client was found NOT GUILTY of all charges and specification.
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