CAAF today affirmed the findings and sentence in United States v. Graner, an Abu Ghraib case.  The opinion is available here.  Judge Stucky wrote for the Court in an opinion joined in full by Judges Erdmann and Ryan.  Chief Judge Effron concurred in part and in the result.  Judge Baker concurred in part and dissented in part. 

More later.

One Response to “CAAF affirms ACCA’s opinion in Graner”

  1. jerkmanistan says:

    “…necessity or self-defense could provide justification for any criminal liability.” Yoo (81).

    Incorrect. It should have been addressed and refuted, not dismissed in a footnote.