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Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces dismisses all charges and sets aside entire sentence!  

United States v. Boyce.   May 22, 2017 – The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces dismissed a rape conviction and set aside a 4 year confinement sentence.  Mr. Trieschmann represented the client and in a 3-2 decision, the Court dismissed the charges and sentence because it found the Secretary of the Air Force committed unlawful command influence in the case by threatening to fire the convening authority for his handling of sexual assault cases.  All Soldier’s rights, pay, and benefits were restored.

 

Soldier serving 24 months confinement paroled at 12 months!

United States v. Nava.  Feb 16, 2017 – Soldier sentenced to confinement for 24 months facing first parole hearing after serving 12 months.  Our firm represented client and he was granted release at first parole board.

 

Army Court of Criminal Appeals dismisses all charges and sets aside entire sentence!  

United States v. Duarte.  Jan 30, 2017 – Army Sergeant convicted of two specifications of Sexual Assault and sentenced to five years confinement and a dishonorable discharge.  At appeal, Mr. Trieschmann argued that the panel instructions were unconstitutional.  The Army Court of Criminal Appeals dismissed all the charges and set aside the sentence.  All Soldier’s rights, pay, and benefits were restored.

 

Army Court of Criminal Appeals sets aside multiple counts and reduces sentence!

United States v. Guardado.  Nov 15, 2016 – Soldier convicted of several charges has 6 specifications (more than half of the case) set aside by the Army Court of Criminal Appeals.  Mr. Trieschmann successfully argued on appeal that the government violated client’s rights during trial and the court set aside half of the case and reduced the sentence by 4 months.

 

Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals sets aside rape conviction and sentence!

United States v. Mancini.  Nov 07, 2016 – Airman convicted of rape and sentenced to 7 years confinement, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, reduction to E-1, and a dishonorable discharge.  Mr. Trieschmann successfully argued on appeal that the government violated client’s rights during trial and the court set aside the charge of rape and the entire sentence.

 

Soldier serving 3 years confinement paroled at 1.5 years!

United States v. Rippy.  Sep 15, 2016 – Soldier sentenced to confinement for 3 years facing first parole hearing after serving a little over a year.  Mr. Trieschmann represented client and he was granted release at first parole board.

 

Soldier General Discharge Upgraded to Honorable!

Soldier administratively separated from U.S. Army with a General Discharge due to misconduct.  Mr. Trieschmann petitioned for the discharge to be upgraded due to client’s medical/mental state and commendable service record prior to discharge.  Discharge upgraded to Honorable.

 

Court of Appeals for Armed Forces (CAAF) grants unlawful command influence issue against Chief of Staff of the Air Force!

United States v. Boyce.  Jul 19, 2016 – Appellant convicted of rape and assault consummated by battery, in violation of Article 120 and Article 128, Uniform Code of Military Justice.  The panel sentenced appellant to confinement for 4 years, reduction to E-1, and forfeiture of all pay and allowances.  Mr. Trieschmann argued the Chief of Staff of the Air Force exercised unlawful command influence and that such influence tainted the trial.  CAAF grants review on the matter.

 

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Soldier serving 7 years confinement paroled at 3 years!

United States v. Pelfrey.  Jan 7, 2016 – Soldier sentenced to confinement for 7 years facing first parole hearing after serving 2.5 years.  Mr. Trieschmann represented client and he was granted release at first parole board.

 

All rape convictions dismissed and the sentence set aside. Soldier reinstated and will received his retirement and all benefits!

United States v. Garcia.  Aug 18, 2015 – Soldier convicted of rape, sodomy, and maltreatment and sentenced to 5 years confinement and a dishonorable discharge.  Mr. Trieschmann successfully argued on appeal that unlawful command influence illegally tainted the trial.

 

Rape conviction dismissed and sentence set aside.

United States v. Montalvo.  May 07, 2015 – Marine convicted of rape and sentenced to approximately 9 years confinement and a dishonorable discharge.  Mr. Trieschmann successfully argued on appeal that the government violated client’s discovery rights during trial.

 

Charges of assault by battery set aside. 

United States v. Connor.  Nov 26, 2014 – A panel convicted client of striking and disobeying the orders of a commissioned officer, in violation of Article 90 and Article 91, Uniform Code of Military Justice.  The panel sentenced her to a bad-conduct discharge, confinement for one month, forfeiture of $994 per month for 2 months, and reduction to Private E-1.  Mr. Trieschmann argued that the client’s 6th Amendment right to assistance of counsel was violated due to the military judge’s abuse in discretion.  The findings of guilty and sentence were set aside by the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals (ACCA).

 

Reduction of 5 years of confinement.

United States v. Gaskins.  May 23, 2013 – A military panel convicted appellant of carnal knowledge and indecent acts, in violation of Article 120, UCMJ.  Appellant was sentenced to 12 years and a dishonorable discharge.  Numerous charges raised on appeal.

 

Army Court of Criminal Appeals set the sentence aside.

United States v. Potter.  Nov 08, 2012 – Appellant convicted of aggravated sexual assault in violation 120(c), Uniform Code of Military Justice.  The panel sentenced appellant to a bad-conduct discharge, five years confinement, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and reduction to E-1.  Mr. Trieschmann argued government made improper comments during sentencing.  The Army Court of Criminal Appeals set the sentence aside.