Federal judge denies midshipman’s motion to recuse superintendent in sexual assault case

Federal judge denies midshipman’s motion to recuse superintendent in sexual assault case

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A federal judge has denied a request by a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexual assault to recuse the academy’s superintendent from the case.

Defendant Josh Tate’s attorney, Jason Ehrenberg, said Wednesday he still hopes to prove undue command influence prompted the case to move forward to a court-martial because of a heightened focus on sexual assault in the military.

Read more: http://www.tribtown.com/view/story/51d2e79e753d4637adf677b7e5dc1cc8/MD–Naval-Academy-Sexual-Assault

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