On Thursday, AFCCA will hear oral argument in the Nevada Supreme Court’s courtroom in Las Vegas at 1300. The case being heard is United States v. Datavs, No. ACM 37537, on this issue:
WHETHER APPELLANT RECEIVED INEFFECTIVE ASSITANCE OF COUNSEL WHEN DEFENSE COUNSEL FAILED TO OBTAIN AN EXPERT CONSULTANT IN THE FIELD OF SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATIONS, FAILED TO MAKE CHALLENGES FOR CAUSE AGAINST TWO PANEL MEMBERS THAT WERE ALSO BASE VICTIM ADVOCATES, FAILED TO PREPARE THE NECESSARY FOUNDATION TO ADMIT TELEPHONE RECORDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPEACHING THE COMPLAINING WITNESS, FAILED TO ARGUE MISTAKE OF FACT DURING FINDINGS ARGUMENT, AND FAILED TO PRESENT EVIDENCE IN SENTENCING REGARDING SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS.
Of course, the biggest question is whether Judge Mathews the Greatest will be on hand to see his alma mater at work.