CAAF has decided United States v. Bradley.

Judge Stucky writes for the court, and three others, CJ Baker writes in concurrence with the result.

We granted review in this case to determine:  (1) whether the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) was bound by this Court’s prior decision that Appellant’s unconditional guilty pleas were provident despite waiving a motion to disqualify trial counsel; (2) whether Appellant  received ineffective assistance of counsel; and (3) whether the law of the case doctrine required the CCA to find prejudice from counsel’s deficient performance given the CCA’s prior holding that Appellant was entitled to relief.  We hold that the CCA properly determined the degree to which it was bound by our prior decision and that, even if counsel was deficient, Appellant was not prejudiced by the deficient performance.

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