COURT TOSSES SEX­UAL AG­GRES­SION LAW­SUIT AT WEST POINT

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New York — A for­mer U.S. Mil­i­tary Academy at West Point cadet who sought ju­di­cial re­lief from what she de­scribed as a sex­u­ally op­pres­sive cul­ture that in­cluded crude chants dur­ing cam­pus marches was told by a fed­eral ap­peals court to go to Congress for re­lief in­stead. The 2nd U.S. Cir­cuit Court of Ap­peals in a 2-1 rul­ing cited past court de­ci­sions, some decades old, in say­ing “civil­ian courts are ill-equipped” to sec­ond-guess mil­i­tary de­ci­sions re­gard­ing the dis­ci­pline, su­per­vi­sion and con­trol of mil­i­tary mem­bers.

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