UCHastings Instagram

          More amazing work from the artist responsible for our "peace sign" by the beach! #Repost @rekaone ・・・ A nice location I found while hiking above Crans Montana during the @visionartfestival in the Swiss Alps. 2200 metres above sea-level! #greatview 🙏🏼🗻🇨🇭 . #reka #rekaone #mural #vafswitzerland #vafcransmontana #streetart
          Instagram Photo Likes fashionesq, esalg_002, heywheresgina and 21 others like this.
          Friday, January 31, 2014

          Provost & Academic Dean Elizabeth L. Hillman Serves on Response Systems Panel on Military Sexual Assault, Subcommittee on the Role of the Commander

          Panel asked to issue recommendations on sexual assault in the military to Congress.
          Sample alt tag.
          UC Hastings Provost & Academic Dean Elizabeth L. Hillman

          UC Hastings Provost & Academic Dean Elizabeth L. Hillman was asked to serve on an independent panel authorized by Congress about the role of the Commander in sexual assault cases in the military. Specifically, the subcommittee was tasked with evaluating the issue of whether convening authorities should retain prosecutorial discretion.

          The subcommittee voted 7-2 in favor of keeping prosecutorial discretion with command officers. Hillman voted against this practice, arguing that “we should vest discretionary authority to prosecute rape and sexual assault in the same people on whom federal, state, and many respected military criminal justice systems rely: trained, experienced prosecutors.”

          A full copy of Professor Hillman’s statement is available here.

          The Secretary of Defense, as required by Section 576(a)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Public Law 112-239) and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 C.F.R. Section 102-3.50(a), established the Response Systems Panel.

          The Response Systems Panel will conduct an independent review and assessment of the systems used to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate crimes involving adult sexual assault and related offenses, under Section 920 of title 10, U.S.C. (Article 120, Uniform Code of Military Justice), for the purpose of developing recommendations regarding how to improve the effectiveness of such systems.

          Media Coverage:

          ###

          Go to News Archive

          Share this Story

          Share via Facebook
          Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

          Other Recent Stories/ RSS

          Wednesday, August 26, 2015

          Magazine Preview: Feeding China's Growth With U.S. Capital

          Despite the Chinese market correction, William Uchimoto '81 sees prosperity in a new stock exchange. By Vanessa Hua. 
          Tuesday, August 25, 2015

          From Humble Beginnings to Supreme Court Justice, Marvin Baxter ’66 Shares Insights in Commemorative Volumes

          Students will now be able to read the Justice's opinions during his time at the highest court of the state.
          Friday, August 21, 2015

          Thinkers & Doers: August 21, 2015

          UC Hastings community members in the news and making moves, August 1, 2015 - August 21, 2015.
          Thursday, August 20, 2015

          Opening Tech’s Doors to Women of Color

          A partnership between UC Hastings’ Startup Legal Garage and the pioneering nonprofit Black Girls Code is a win-win for both.
          Thursday, August 20, 2015

          Book Release Event: The Jurisprudence of Justice Roger Traynor

          Edited volume celebrates the legacy of his 30-year career as California's 77th Justice with contributions from UC Hastings faculty and students.
          Go to News Archive