This week at SCOTUS: I’m not aware of any military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking one case:

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. The planned first oral argument of the 2018 term will be a Project Outreach argument on September 12, 2018.

This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on August 8, 2018, at 10 a.m.:

United States v. Griego, No. 20160487

I. Whether the convening authority’s action should be set aside because appellant received ineffective assistance of counsel when his defense counsel failed to communicate with him during the post-trial process and failed to submit matters to the convening authority on appellant’s behalf.

[II]. Whether the preemption doctrine precludes appellant’s convictions for violations of civil statutes incorporated into the ucmj through article 134.

Disclosure: I represent the appellant in my civilian capacity and will argue this case. 

This week at the AFCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Air Force CCA is on September 5, 2018.

This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on is on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 10 a.m., at the NMCCA’s courtroom at the Washington Navy Yard:

United States v. Livingstone 

Issue: Whether the military judge reversibly erred by failing
to instruct on mens rea with regard to the conduct
unbecoming charges?

This week at the NMCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Navy-Marine Corps CCA is on August 13, 2018.

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