On Wednesday CAAF
granted review of ordered a response to a Grostefon issue in this Army case:
No. 19-0212/AR. U.S. v. Patrick B. Teer. CCA 20170601. On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals and the pleadings filed in the case, it is ordered that Appellee will file a substantive answer to the following issue personally raised by Appellant:
WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE ERRED BY FAILING TO RECUSE HIMSELF BASED ON CIRCUMSTANCES THAT, IF KNOWN AT THE TIME OF APPELLANT’S COURT-MARTIAL, WOULD HAVE PROVIDED REASONS TO REASONABLY QUESTION HIS IMPARTIALITY.
Appellee’s answer will be filed within 15 days of the date of this order. A reply may be filed by Appellant within 5 days of Appellee’s answer.
There’s no opinion on the Army CCA’s website (meaning that the CCA summarily affirmed).