Naval Academy superintendent doesn’t have to recuse himself from sexual assault case

US Naval Academy InsigniaNaval Academy superintendent doesn’t have to recuse himself from sexual assault case

A federal judge on Monday denied an attempt to force the superintendent of the Naval Academy to recuse himself from a case of alleged sexual assault by three former Navy football players.

The victim of the alleged assault — a 21-year-old female midshipman — had filed a federal lawsuit seeking an injunction that would require the academy’s superintendent, Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, to give up authority over the case. Miller is responsible for deciding whether the three accused midshipmen should face courts-martial, the military equivalent of trials.

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