Blog Posts in February, 2013

Plain Error at Trial Need Only be Plain at the Time of Appellate Review

In an interesting and someone paradoxical decision coming out of the Supreme Court, the justices decided that for an appellate court to overturn a trial court's "plain error" that was ...
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Final Briefs Filed Prior to Oral Arguments on the Constitutionality of the DOMA

As mentioned earlier in our blog, the Supreme Court is preparing to hear oral arguments from the petitioner, the U.S. Attorney's Office and a caucus of Republican congressmen. The oral arguments ...
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Court Martial Begins for One of Thirty-Two Lackland Air Force Basic Training Officers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

When American airmen and women go through basic military training (BMT) they go to the 331st Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Lackland has routinely been recognized ...
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Appealing a Court Martial: Get Experienced Representation

When an individual is tried in a criminal court, whether in state or federal court, they have a right to appeal the court's decision should they feel some form of injustice has occurred, or they ...
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The Legality of Drone Strikes on American Citizens Abroad

A major news story broke this past week concerning the Obama administration's white paper concerning the legality of drone strikes on American citizens abroad. The issue is of particular ...
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The CAAF goes in circles with a TJAG, ultimately validates trial judge discretion

A strange case came out of the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals (AFCCA), in which a relatively straight forward case resulted in nearly three years of circuitous court decisions. In United States ...
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Supreme Court debating whether to review Behenna 2nd degree murder conviction

The Supreme Court has extended their time to consider whether or not to grant certiorari in the case of Behenna v. United States. The issues at bar are whether the trial judge's instruction to the ...
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