United States Court of Appeals
for the Armed Forces
450 E Street, Northwest Washington D.C. 20442-0001
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
United States v.
|Randy E. Jones
Counsel for Appellant: Capt Zachary Gray, JA, USA (brief)
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Counsel for Appellee: Lt Col Eric K. Stafford, JA, USA (brief)
Summary: GCM conviction of larceny of military property. Granted issues question: (1) whether admission of an alleged co-conspirators confession to law enforcement violated M.R.E. 801(d)(2)(E); (2) whether admission of the same confession violated Appellant's Sixth Amendment right to confrontation;(3) whether use of the confession to corroborate otherwise unsupported essential elements in Appellant's own confession violated M.R.E. 304(g) and United States v. Adams, 74 M.J. 137 (C.A.A.F.).
NOTE: This case will be heard as a Project Outreach case at the School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin. Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
United States v.
|Derrick L. Dinger
Counsel for Appellant: Bree Ermentrout, Esq. (brief)
Counsel for Appellee: Col Valerie C. Danyluk, USMC (brief)
Summary: GCM conviction of indecent acts, possession of child pornography, attempting to produce child pornography, and wrongfully making a video recording. The granted issue is: 10 U.S.C § 6332 states that when a person is placed in a retired status, this "transfer is conclusive for all purposes." Can a court-martial lawfully sentence a retiree to a punitive discharge?
NOTE: This case will be heard as a Project Outreach case at Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas. Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.