The Washington Post reports:
A sexual-assault trial of a former Navy football player will go forward next month after defense attorneys failed to persuade a military judge to dismiss the case.
The judge, Col. Daniel Daugherty, has yet to issue a formal decision, but he outlined his views Monday to attorneys for midshipman Joshua Tate of Nashville and to lawyers for the alleged victim. Tate’s attorneys sought dismissal, claiming a lack of evidence in the case as well as bias on the part of the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent, who wields broad authority over the matter.