CAAF today granted review of this issue: “WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE’S INSTRUCTIONS ON SELF-DEFENSE WERE INCORRECT AND INCOMPLETE, AND IF SO, WHETHER THE LOWER COURT ERRED IN CONCLUDING THAT THIS CONSTITUTED HARMLESS ERROR.” United States v. Stanley, __ M.J. __, No. 11-0143/AR (C.A.A.F. March 31, 2011). ACCA’s unpublished opinion in the case is available here. United States v. Stanley, No. ARMY 20050703 (A. Ct. Crim. App. Sept. 29, 2010).
Sergeant Stanley’s lead appellate defense counsel is our very own Mary o’St. Mary’s Hall.