This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking two cases:
- Sullivan v. United States, No. 15-0186 (pend. conf. on Sep. 26) (CAAFlog case page)
- Akbar v. United States, No. 15-1257 (pet. filed on Apr. 7; resp. due Aug. 3) (CAAFlog case page)
This week at CAAF: CAAF has completed its oral argument calendar for the term. Details about this term’s cases are available on our 2015 Term of Court page.
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Ahern, No. 20130822
I. [WHETHER] IT WAS PLAIN ERROR WHEN THE MILITARY JUDGE ALLOWED TRIAL COUNSEL TO ARGUE THAT APPELLANT FAILED TO DENY SEVERAL PRETRIAL ALLEGATIONS “BECAUSE HE WAS GUILTY.”
II. [WHETHER] IT WAS PLAIN ERROR WHEN THE MILITARY JUDGE PERMITTED TRIAL COUNSEL TO ARGUE THAT APPELLANT’S CONSULTATION WITH A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY WAS INDICATIVE OF HIS GUILT.
This week at the AFCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Air Force CCA is on August 18, 2016.
This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard CCA’s oral argument schedule shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the NMCCA: The Navy-Marine Corps CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.