This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court.
This week at CAAF: CAAF has finished hearing oral arguments for the term.
This week at the ACCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Army CCA is on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
This week at the AFCCA: The Air Force CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard Trial Docket shows no pending cases at the Coast Guard CCA.
This week at the NMCCA: The Navy-Marine Corps CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013:
United States v. Paris
A panel of members with enlisted representation, sitting as a special court-martial, convicted the appellant, contrary to his plea, of attempting to access, with the intent to view, child pornography in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. § 934. The members sentenced the appellant to reduction to the pay grade E-1 and a bad-conduct discharge. The convening authority approved the sentence as adjudged, and except for the punitive discharge, ordered it executed.
I. Whether the appellant’s entry of terms into a search engine was a “substantial step” toward the commission of the offense.
II. Whether the evidence proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the appellant had the specific intent to access websites containing child pornography.
Note: This argument was originally scheduled to occur on May 22.