This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking two cases:
- Condon v. United States, No. 17-0977 (pend. conf on Sep. 24)
- Acevedo v. United States, No. 17A1287 (ext. of time to file cert. pet. granted to Jul 6)
This week at CAAF: CAAF completed its oral argument calendar for the term. Details about the cases reviewed by CAAF this term are available on our 2017 Term of Court page.
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in two cases this week:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Davis, No. 20160069
Issue: WHETHER SPECIFICATION 2 OF CHARGE IV IS FACTUALLY AND LEGALLY INSUFFICIENT BECAUSE DISPLAYING A VIDEO ON A CELL PHONE SCREEN DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF “BROADCASTING” UNDER ARTICLE 120(C) UCMJ?
Friday, July 13, 2018, at 10 a.m.:
United States v. Norris, No. 20160262
I. WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE ERRED UNDER UNITED STATES V. REYNOLDS, 29 M.J. 105 (C.M.A. 1989) BY ALLOWING THE GOVERNMENT TO INTRODUCE EVIDENCE OF UNCHARGED ACTS TO PROVE APPELLANT’S “INTENT TO DOMINATE AND CONTROL” HIS WIFE AND APPELLANT’S “MOTIVE OF HOSTILITY”?
II. WHETHER LYING ON TOP OF ANOTHER IS LEGALLY SUFFICIENT TO CONSTITUTE FORCE FOR A CONVICTION OF FORCIBLE RAPE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE 120 (2006)?
Disclosure: I represent Captain Norris in my personal capacity and will present this oral argument.
This week at the AFCCA: The Air Force CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the CGCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Coast Guard CCA is on August 9, 2018. The argument will occur at the NMCCA’s courtroom in the Washington Navy Yard.
This week at the NMCCA: The Navy-Marine Corps CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.