NOT GUILTY of ALL Charges and Specifications.
April 13, 2015, U.S. v. E-5, Fort Benning, Georgia. SGT is accused of the forcible rape and forcible sodomy of another Soldier in Kosovo. SGT had allegedly confessed to the crimes in pretext messages on Facebook but invoked his right to counsel and right to remain silent. Charges of forcible rape under Article 120, UCMJ, and forcible sodomy Article 125, UCMJ, are referred to a General Court Martial and the client is involuntarily recalled to active duty from the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). Mr. Freeburg develops a strategy for dealing with the apparent confession and exhaustively prepares the client for taking the stand in his own defense in front of a panel. RESULT: NOT GUILTY of ALL Charges and Specifications.