CAAF yesterday denied military death row inmate Ronald Gray’s writ appeal, appearing to set the stage for his habeas litigation to resume in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas:
Misc. No. 12-8017/AR. Ronald GRAY, Appellant v. Eric BELCHER, Colonel, U.S. Army, Commandant, U.S. Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Appellee. CCA 20110093. On consideration of the writ-appeal petition, it is ordered that said writ-appeal petition is hereby denied without prejudice to raising the issue asserted after the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas rules on the pending habeas petition.
Gray v. Belcher, __ M.J. __, Misc. No. 12-8017/AR (C.A.A.F. Apr. 17, 2012).