Did Iraq veteran’s PTSD spark his shoplifitng charge?  By Julia O’Malley | Anchorage Daily News.

Do you have client accused of shoplifting, a senior officer or senior enlisted perhaps, a really good person who no-one would have imagined as stealing from the Exchange?  Can you explain that?

For some years I have successfully argued from this book (e.g. in a Gen. Off. Art.15, or with the AFBCMR).

Will Cupchik, Why Honest People Shoplift or Commit Crimes of Theft (Revised), Tagami Comms., 2002

Here is a link to The Cupchik Center for the Assessment and Treatment of Atypical Theft Offenders.


Here is a link to a comment about “Criminal Responsibility of War Veterans with PTSD.”


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