This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court.
This week at CAAF: CAAF will hear oral argument in two cases this week, both on Tuesday, March 4, 2014:
United States v. Davis, No. 14-0029/AR (CAAFlog case page),
Issue: Whether the Army Court of Criminal Appeals erred in finding that the military judge’s failure to instruct on the affirmative defense of defense of property was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt.
United States v. Paul, No. 14-0119/AF (CAAFlog case page)
Issue: Whether the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals erred when it took judicial notice of an element of a charge in violation of Garner v. Louisiana, 368 U.S. 157 (1961), and Military Rule of Evidence (MRE) 201(c).
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.
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 scheduled oral arguments at the Coast Guard CCA.
This week at the NMCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Navy-Marine Corps CCA’s is on March 13, 2014.