Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

No Court-Martial for Pregnant Soldiers

In November, Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo announced a policy that would permit the court-martial of soldiers who became pregnant and those who caused the impregnation.  Last month, however, Maj. Gen. Cucolo clarified his policy, saying that he was not going to jail these soldiers.  Instead, the women soldiers would be sent home, as usual, with letters of reprimand—letters which their sexual partners would receive if soldiers, as well.  Read more here and here.


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