Gonzalez & Waddington – Attorneys at Law

The Victim

The role of the alleged victim in a military court-martial proceeding

Overview of the victim – an important witness, but never the only witness.

The victim is a primary source of information about any crime. In non-stranger sexual assaults, it is common that only two people were present for the sexual activity. The victim is a walking crime scene and eyewitness. Eliciting every possible detail from the victim, and forming a government case to communicate the events and make them believable requires sensitivity, careful interviewing, and planning.

YouTube video



SHARP Program

Victim Witness Liaison Officer

Sexual Assault Response Teams

YouTube video

Skip to content