Scope of CCA review: both law and fact

  1. militarylawyersucmj26CCucmj2015United States v. Clifton , 35 M.J. 79 (C.M.A. 1992). Courts of Military Review neednot address in writing all assignments of error, so long as the written opinion notes that judges considered any assignments of error and found them to be without merit.
  2. United States v. Quigley , 35 M.J. 345 (C.M.A. 1992). Choice of whether to callappellate court’s attention to issue rests with counsel, although choice is subject to scrutiny for effective assistance of counsel in each case.
  3. United States v. Gunter , 34 M.J. 181 (C.M.A. 1992). Error for CMR to deny accused’s motion to submit handwritten matter for consideration by that court (detailed summary by appellate defense counsel not sufficient).