On the heels of CAAF’s grant of the AFCCA’s Appointments Clause issue in Janssen (CAAFlog case page), on December 19, and its order for expedited briefing, the court granted review of the composition of the AFCCA panel in six more cases on December 23:
No. 14-0057/AF. U.S. v. William R. JONES. CCA 38028
No. 14-0060/AF. U.S. v. Jeremy J. GRAWEY. CCA S32029
No. 14-0125/AF. U.S. v. Danny L. ANNIS. CCA 38001
No. 14-0138/AF. U.S. v. Danny M. BURNS. CCA 37847
No. 14-0156/AF. U.S. v. Devon P. JOHNSON. CCA S32047
No. 14-0157/AF. U.S. v. Alphonso K. DIXON. CCA S32061
CAAF ordered no briefs to be filed.
CAAF also granted review of what looks to be a trailer to Winckelmann (CAAFlog case page):
No. 14-0044/AF. U.S. v. Morgan A. WINN. CCA 37772. Review granted on the following issue:
WHETHER THE AIR FORCE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS ERRED BY FAILING TO ORDER A REHEARING ON SENTENCE.
No briefs will be filed under Rule 25.
The AFCCA decided Winn on May 15, 2013, (link to slip op.), setting aside Appellant’s convictions for indecent acts and indecent exposure, in violation of Article 134, due to factual insufficiency. The court affirmed only Appellant’s conviction for knowingly transferring obscene materials to a the 13-year-old girl, in violation of Article 134 and 18 U.S.C. § 1470. The CCA then reassessed the sentence, adjudged by members, of confinement for 12 months, total forfeitures, reduction to the grade of E-1, and a bad-conduct discharge, and approved the sentence in whole.