Military Finally Steps Up Its Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced yesterday that new steps would be taken to prevent and punish cases of sexual assault in the military, with serious offenses such as rape and forcible sodomy becoming subject to court-martial review. The changes come in the wake of reports that the military has tried to cover… » 4/17/12 12:35pm 4/17/12 12:35pm