This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking two cases:
- Dalton v. United States, No. 13-589 (synopsis in this TWIMJ post) (SG waived response, scheduled for conf. on Jan. 10)
- Robins v. United States, No. 13-7376 (jurisdictionless petition; SG waived response, scheduled for conference on Jan. 10)
This week at CAAF: The next scheduled oral argument at CAAF is on January 13, 2014.
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Tauaese, No. 20120176
[Whether t]he evidence is legally and factually insufficient to sustain a conviction for any of the thirteen specifications of larceny as the evidence adduced at trial does not support a finding that Credit First National Association owned the money at issue.
This week at the AFCCA: The Air Force CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments. However, the oral argument in the en banc reconsideration of the capital case of United States v. Witt, No. 36785 (discussed in this post), was rescheduled to sometime later this month.
This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Corral
I. Whether the Military Judge improperly allowed a special agent to offer testimony, which should have been characterized as expert opinion testimony, as lay opinion testimony under M.R.E. 701, which substantially prejudiced the rights of Appellant.
II. Whether the Military Judge erred in denying the defense motion to compel funding for expert consultant.
This week at the NMCCA: The Navy-Marine Corps CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.