CAAF just issued the following order in the caes of Major Nidal Hasan:
On consideration of the petition for extraordinary relief in the nature of a writ of prohibition to prevent the military judge from ordering the forcible shaving of Petitioner’s facial hair, and Petitioner’s motion for a stay of proceedings, it is, by the Court, this 15th day of August, 2012,
That said motion for a stay of proceedings is hereby granted, pending further order of the Court.
Respondent will file an answer to said petition on or before 12:00 p.m. EDT, August 22, 2012.
Hasan v. Gross, __ M.J. __, No. 12-8032/AR (C.A.A.F. Aug. 15, 2012).