On Thursday, April 7 at 4:00 pm, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will be hearing oral arguments in the case of United States v. Lusk (Docket No. 11-0166/AF). The proceedings will take place in Stanford Law School (SLS) Classroom 290 and members of the SLS/Stanford community are invited to attend.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces is the highest court within the military justice system. The Court is composed of five civilian judges appointed for 15-year terms by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. It exercises worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Decisions by the Court are subject to direct review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Briefs are posted below: