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CMA hazing trial begins today
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The trial in a federal case of alleged hazing involving sexual assault at Camden Military Academy (CMA) will begin Monday, according to one of the attorneys representing the purported victim from Woodstock, Ga. Camden attorney William Tetterton confirmed Thursday that the trial will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the Matthew J. Perry Federal Courthouse in Columbia, with Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr. presiding. Marguerite Willis and Vickie Esslinger of Columbia’s Nexsen Pruet lawfirm will act as lead attorneys. The victim -- referred to only by the initials JBC -- and his parents are also being represented by attorneys from Atlanta’s Federal & Hasson law firm.