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-- staff sergeant facing more than two dozen charges including rape and sexual assault today set to face a court martial.
-- -- and it sergeant is just one of twelve instructors at -- one air force base in San Antonio accused of sexually abusing female recruits.
If convicted the staff sergeant faces up to -- life in prison and a dishonorable discharge.
-- and air force base is one of the nation's busiest military training center.
But the legal panel Fox News former prosecutor Fox's legal analysts are right dollars -- criminal attorney -- zealot is here every organization has bad things happen today court martial.
-- -- -- -- -- As much as Randy talked about the evidence and presumption of innocence in a court martial and these types of -- like yes I mean on paper it is putt their standards are very high.
And so you have -- you're already starting with a 11 hand -- -- deck against yet.
Now you're charged with very serious sex -- this is the typical he -- someone -- stole someone we're talking about rape and now it's.
High profile media case this defendant has a major uphill battle it.
Look we're coming off of this sand -- trial and and the -- that we saw this it was very difficult for me to now start talking about well you know these women.
The case being prosecuted now but they didn't come forward -- now these go back a few years so let's put that -- to decide the challenge here for this defendant.
Is going to be to convince.
This panel that's going to be deciding his fate.
I may have acted inappropriately and may have taken advantage of my position being a superior to these women but it was not rape.
I did not force myself upon them I didn't use force.
I didn't take can be on -- well I may have taken advantage of them that's not the kind of thing that warrants life in prison in other words.
Give me a check for the burger that I had don't charge me for a -- and I think that's really what he's going to look to do not this day I walk.
Like come on you don't lock me up for the rest of my like one of the defense got ninety days for being involved -- more women.
And this defending you know ten women here all before he had intercourse with another defendant who apparently cooperated.
Got a total of 98.
It's sell them.
For women -- gonna take the stand.
And they get a look at the jurors.
And they didn't say he raped me he forcibly raped and then the city gonna go into the details -- But now let's talk about physical evidence let's talk about the evidence consistent with it being -- -- -- it quite well about just -- millions what would what you need don't.
Collaboration which he needed to send somebody away for the rest of know why you really did OK so if not under the law you really don't if my word that's where you start talking like a reality adversity look at -- reality -- he was an eight not -- civilian court is ultimately be facing 25 years here.
Not when reviving a life so now we've appointed -- -- for a -- to -- -- -- maximum -- this morning but so.
But it's four times it's different time pleases him and cards so they need to be charged consecutively so -- in the real world he could get.
A hundred years I don't think they were going to be things that are going to be mitigating factors in this case.
The fact that they came forward a few years later the lack of recent outcry the lack of physical evidence consistent with force and you know what you may see this defendant testified.
And give -- work out what happened -- -- any different than it being if you.
Happy to see him testify unless.
The women does the virus so.
It not credible the big deal at all we could just get right to the jury he's gonna have to -- -- -- shepherds they.
Look I get abused by discretion I've had relationship would be my subordinates I should have done that it led to sexual relations -- -- consensual.
Not force -- -- the Jerusalem to decide they one of the court martial will follow them.
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