This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking two cases:
- Howell v. United States, No. 16-536 (resp. requested, due Feb. 22) (CAAFlog case page)
- Sterling v. United States, No. 16-814 (resp. requested, due Feb. 13) (CAAFlog case page)
This week at CAAF: The next scheduled oral argument at CAAF is on February 10, 2017.
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in two cases this week:
Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Bishop, No. 20150441
WHETHER APPELLANT WAS DENIED HIS SIXTH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO THE EFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL WHERE HIS DEFENSE COUNSEL FAILED TO PRESENT EVIDENCE ABOUT HOW THE LOSS OF RETIREMENT AND MEDICAL BENEFITS WOULD AFFECT APPELLANT’S FAMILY, FAILED TO PRESENT EVIDENCE ABOUT APPELLANT’S GOOD DUTY PERFORMANCE, FAILED TO ASSIST APPELLANT IN PREPARING HIS UNSWORN STATEMENT, AND WHERE COUNSEL SUGGESTED APPELLANT LIED UNDER OATH DURING HIS PRESENTENCING ARGUMENT.
Friday, February 3, 3017, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Robinson, No. 20150088
I. THE MILITARY JUDGE ERRED WHEN HE FAILED TO FIND SPECIFICATIONS 1, 3, 8, 12, 13, AND 15 OF CHARGE II MULTIPLICIOUS WITH SPECIFICATIONS 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, AND 9 OF CHARGE III, RESPECTIVELY, AS THEY ARE PART OF THE SAME TRANSACTIONS.
II. THE MILITARY JUDGE ERRED WHEN HE FAILED TO FIND THAT SPECIFICATION 5 OF CHARGE IV CONSTITUTES AN UNREASONABLE MULTIPLICATION OF CHARGES WITH SPECIFICATIONS 12 AND 13 OF CHARGE II, AND SPECIFICATIONS 5, 7, AND 8 OF CHARGE III.
This week at the AFCCA: The Air Force CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard CCA’s oral argument schedule shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the NMCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Navy-Marine Corps CCA is on February 15, 2017.