picture of court seal




The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces exercises worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The Court is composed of five civilian judges appointed for 15-year terms by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Cases on the Court’s docket address a broad range of legal issues, including constitutional law, criminal law, evidence, criminal procedure, ethics, administrative law, and national security law. Decisions by the Court are subject to direct review by the Supreme Court of the United States.

3 images: a pair of glasses on opened old book, a waving United States flag, the front of the courthouse


Notices Subscribe to this feed *

Clerkship Opening
- Judge Sparks

Clerkship Opening
- Judge Maggs

October 2024 Term of Court -- hearing dates (subject to change)

Proposed Changes to Court Rules --
Federal Register -- June 7, 2024;
comments received
by 8 July 2024:
-- FR Notice in pdf
-- Proposed Rules

Court Closure Guidance Due to Inclement Weather -- Jan 2024

Changes to Court Rules -- effective March 9, 2023

2022 Term of Court Hearing Procedure,
16 December 2022 -- Notice and Order

Court Order --
Notice Regarding Case Information

* Some browsers may need an add-on extension to read rss feeds. Here are the extension links for Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. Copy link from the above feed icon and paste to rss reader extension to subscribe to the feed.

NOTICE: This Government Computer System is provided as a public service by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. It is intended for use by the public for viewing and retrieving information only. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and are punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986. Unless otherwise indicated, all information on this system is public information and is available to copy or distribute. Please see the full privacy and security notice. Viewers are invited to submit comments or suggestions to: The Clerk of The Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 450 E. Street N.W., Washington, DC 20442. Comments on this Web site can also be emailed to: uscaaf.home@armfor.uscourts.gov.

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces • 450 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20442-0001
(202) 761-1448 / DSN 763-1448 • (202) 761-4672 fax