Josh Tate http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Court Martial Set for Sexual Assault Case at Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/court-martial-set-sexual-assault-case-naval-academy <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - A court-martial has been scheduled for February for a U.S. Naval Academy student accused of aggravated sexual assault.</p><p>Midshipman Josh Tate appeared at an arraignment Monday at the Washington Navy Yard.</p><p>The court-martial is scheduled to begin Feb. 10.</p><p>The case stems from an April 2012 party at an off-campus house in Annapolis. The alleged victim had been drinking heavily and has testified that she cannot remember having sex with Tate.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:41:39 +0000 Don Rush 44089 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Court Martial Set for Sexual Assault Case at Naval Academy Recusal Request Denied in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/recusal-request-denied-naval-academy-sexual-assault-case <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - 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.</p><p>Jason Ehrenberg, an attorney for Midshipman Josh Tate, said Wednesday he still hopes to prevail in arguing later that undue command influence has prompted the case to move forward to a court-martial amid a heightened focus on sexual assault in the military.</p><p>Ehrenberg filed a motion to intervene in a federal case brought by the alleged victim, whose attorneys also sought the recusal of the superintendent.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:44:22 +0000 Don Rush 43875 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Recusal Request Denied in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case Court Challenge in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/court-challenge-naval-academy-sexual-assault-case <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A lawyer for a U.S. Naval Academy student accused of sexual assault is asking a federal judge to remove the superintendent from deciding who will serve on a court-martial panel that will decide the case.</p><p>Jason Ehrenberg, an attorney for Midshipman Josh Tate, wrote in the court filing submitted Tuesday night that Vice Adm. Michael Miller decided to refer the case to a court-martial, despite recommendations from an investigating officer and Miller&#39;s own senior counsel not to do so.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:43:32 +0000 Don Rush 43028 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Court Challenge in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case