Category Archives: Judge

Judge: Premature to block midshipman’s expulsion over tweets

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A federal judge in Baltimore has ruled that it is premature for her to decide whether to block the U.S. Naval Academy from expelling a midshipman for posting social media messages deemed to be crude, noting a senior Navy official has not made a final disciplinary decision. U.S. District Judge Ellen […]

Judge permits former Army colonel’s sex assault case against Joint Chiefs No. 2

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sexually assaulted a former top aide during a Southern California trip. Air Force Gen. John Hyten has denied the allegations brought by former Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser that he attacked her […]

Judge permits former Army colonel’s sex assault case against Joint Chiefs No. 2

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sexually assaulted a former top aide during a Southern California trip. Air Force Gen. John Hyten has denied the allegations brought by former Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser that he attacked her […]

Judge permits former Army colonel’s sex assault case against Joint Chiefs No. 2

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sexually assaulted a former top aide during a Southern California trip. Air Force Gen. John Hyten has denied the allegations brought by former Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser that he attacked her […]

Judge permits former Army colonel’s sex assault case against Joint Chiefs No. 2

judge-permits-former-army-colonel’s-sex-assault-case-against-joint-chiefs-no.-2

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sexually assaulted a former top aide during a Southern California trip. Air Force Gen. John Hyten has denied the allegations brought by former Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser that he attacked her […]

Judge permits former Army colonel’s sex assault case against Joint Chiefs No. 2

judge-permits-former-army-colonel’s-sex-assault-case-against-joint-chiefs-no.-2

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sexually assaulted a former top aide during a Southern California trip. Air Force Gen. John Hyten has denied the allegations brought by former Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser that he attacked her […]

Judge grounds Mountain Home AFB urban training plans in Idaho

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BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Air Force violated environmental laws by not adequately studying how noise from military jets coordinating exercises with plain-clothed airmen on the ground in Idaho could harm humans and wildlife, a judge has ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale ruled last week that the Air Force must conduct a more thorough […]

Federal judge rules DoD’s policy unlawfully slows immigrant troops’ path to citizenship

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A federal judge Tuesday struck down a Defense Department requirement that service members serve for six months or a year before being eligible for an expedited path to citizenship. The lawsuit was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in April on behalf of eight non-citizen service members. They represent a class of thousands in […]

Judge awards $879 million from Iran to Khobar Towers bombing victims, families

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It was nearly 10 p.m. on a Tuesday, Senior Airman William Christian Nevins was on the fifth floor of Building 131, where he lived while deployed to the Middle East in June 1996. Fellow airmen were going about their weekday evenings, cleaning the kitchen, lounging on their couches, some sleeping. Just outside the perimeter, a […]