Friday, July 22, 2016

Who should have charging power?

Brig. Gen. Sharon Afek
Military Advocate General
A current issue in U.S. military justice concerns whether charging power should continue to be vested in nonlawyer commanders or should be shifted to lawyers outside the chain of command. Foreign examples of the latter abound, as witness this recent decision by Israel's Military Advocate General, Brig. Gen. Sharon Afek, to indict a brigadier general on rape and other charges.

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