On Monday. CAAF granted review in United States v. Burleson, No. 09-0258/NA, where the granted issue is:
WHETHER, AT THE TIME OF APPELLANT’S COURT-MARTIAL, ARTICLE 134 (INDECENT ASSAULT), UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE (UCMJ), WAS AN OFFENSE NECESSARILY INCLUDED IN ARTICLE 120 (RAPE), UCMJ, IN LIGHT OF ARTICLE 79, UCMJ, UNITED STATES v. MILLER, 67 M.J 385 (C.A.A.F. 2009), AND MANUAL FOR COURTS-MARTIAL, UNITED STATES, PT. IV, PARAS. 45.b(1) AND 63 (2005 ED.).
NMCCA’s unpublished decision in the case is available here. United States v. Burleson, No. NMCCA 200700143 (N-M. Ct. Crim. App. Oct. 21, 2008).
CAAF also specified an issue in the previously-certified case of United States v. Bradley, No. 09-5002/NA, which we discussed here. The newly specified issue is “WHETHER APPELLEE WAIVED THE ISSUE OF THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THE TRIAL COUNSEL BY HIS UNCONDITIONAL GUILTY PLEAS.” NMCCA’s unpublished decision in the case is available here. United States v. Bradley, No. NMCCA 200501089 (N-M. Ct. Crim. App. Nov. 25, 2008).