Significant military justice event this week: The seventh annual Joint Appellate Advocacy Training is this week, on September 10-12, at the Rosenthal Theater, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA.
You must have base access to reach the theater. If you do not have base access, you will need to contact JBMHH security for a visitor pass. Otherwise, no registration or RSVP is required for the training.
This week at SCOTUS: One of the two respondents in Collins (& Daniels) requested an extension of time to respond to the Solicitor General’s cert. petition. Additionally, the respondent(s) in Richards also requested an extension of time to respond. Finally, the Solicitor General waived the right to respond in Camacho.
I’m not aware of any other military justice developments at the Supreme Court, where I’m tracking six cases:
- United States v. Briggs, No. 19-108 (pet. filed Jul. 22; resp. filed Aug. 14; reply filed Aug. 28)
- United States v. Collins, No. 19-184 (pet. filed Aug. 9; resp. due Sep. 9)
- Richards v. Donovan, et al., No. 19-55 (pet. filed Jun. 8; resp. req. Aug. 14, due Sep. 13)
- Livingstone v. United States, No. 19-5256 (pro se pet. dkt. Jul. 19; resp. waived Jul. 31; pend. conf. on Oct 1)
- Camacho v. United States, No. 19-243 (pet. filed. Aug 21; resp. waived Sep. 3)
- McDonald v. United States, No. 19A191 (ext. of time to file cert. pet. granted to Oct. 26)
This week at CAAF: CAAF completed its oral argument schedule for the current term. The first argument of the 2019 term is scheduled for October 16, 2019, at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
This week at the ACCA: The Army CCA will hear oral argument in one case this week, on Tuesday September 10, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.:
United States v. Rapmund, No. 20170564
I. Whether the definition of “drunk” in the panel instructions misrepresented the law by stating that any impairment by alcohol was sufficient for the offense of drunken operation of a vehicle, which led the panel members to improperly convict on the offenses of drunken operation of a vehicle, negligent homicide, and involuntary manslaughter.
II. Whether appellant’s involuntary manslaughter conviction was supported by sufficient evidence of culpable negligence.
This week at the AFCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Air Force CCA is on September 30, 2019.
This week at the CGCCA: The Coast Guard CCA’s website shows no scheduled oral arguments.
This week at the NMCCA: The next scheduled oral argument at the Navy-Marine Corps CCA is on September 27, 2019.