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After plea deal, general hopes to avoid jail

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Lawyers for an Army general who admitted to emotionally harming a subordinate during a three-year affair will argue today that he shouldn’t face jail time for a crime for which civilians wouldn’t be prosecuted.

A judge on Monday accepted a plea deal in the high-profile case, which came as the military faced pressure to address revelations of sexual misconduct in the ranks. The deal dropped the sexual assault charges against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair in exchange for his admission to other, lesser violations of military law.

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