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United States Court of Appeals
for the Armed Forces
450 E Street, Northwest Washington D.C. 20442-0001


Tuesday, November 16, 2021

9:30 a.m.:

United States v.

Floyd C. Guyton, Jr. No. 21-0158/AR
(Appellee) (Appellant)

Counsel for Appellant: William E. Cassara, Esq. (brief) (reply brief)
Counsel for Appellee:  CPT Cynthia A. Hunter, JA, USA (brief)

Case Summary: GCM conviction of rape and larceny. Granted issues question: (1) whether Appellant was denied the right to a speedy trial under RCM 707 and the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution; and (2) whether the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals erred by purporting to affirm "forfeiture of all pay and allowances" where the convening authority disapproved such punishment.

NOTE: Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.


10:45 a.m.:

United States v.

Xavier L. Anderson No. 21-0179/AR
(Appellee) (Appellant)

Counsel for Appellant: CPT Julia M. Farinas, JA, USA (brief)
                                                 ------------------------ (reply brief)

Counsel for Appellee:  MAJ Brett A. Cramer, JA, USA (brief)    

Case Summary: GCM conviction of desertion, use of marijuana, and sexual assault. Granted issue is whether Appellant's due process right to a speedy post-trial review has been denied.

NOTE: Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

9:30 a.m.:

United States v.

Conner B. Hiser No. 21-0219/AR
(Appellee) (Appellant)

Counsel for Appellant: CPT Carol K. Rim, JA, USA (brief) (reply brief)
Counsel for Appellee:  CPT Jennifer A. Sundook, JA, USA (brief)

Case Summary: GCM conviction of aggravated assault, assault consummated by a battery, communicating a threat, broadcasting intimate visual images, and disrespect to an officer. Granted issue questions whether the military judge abused her discretion by accepting Appellant's guilty plea to a violation of Article 117a, UCMJ [wrongful broadcast or distribution of intimate visual images], when Appellant posted intimate videos of a person under circumstances where the person was not readily identifiable and there was no reasonable connection to the military environment.

NOTE: Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.


10:45 a.m.:

United States v.

Isaiah L. Edwards No. 21-0245/AF
(Appellee) (Appellant)

Counsel for Appellant: David L. Bosner, Capt, USAF (brief)
                                             ------------------------- (reply brief)

Counsel for Appellee:  Jessica L. Delaney, Maj, USAF (brief)    

Case Summary: GCM conviction of murder. Granted issue questions whether the military judge abused his discretion by allowing the victim to present as an impact statement a video -- produced by the trial counsel -- that included photos and background music.

NOTE: Counsel for each side will be allotted 20 minutes to present oral argument.



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