Sentencing Instructions

bestmilitarydefenseucmjdefenselawyer13Instructions on sentencing shall be given after arguments by counsel on sentencing and before the members close to deliberate. The military judge may, upon request of the members, any party, or sua sponte , give additional instructions at a later time. Instructions must be given orally, but may, in addition, be in writing. R.C.M. 1005(b) and (d).

Chapter 2 of the Benchbook contains the sentencing instructions.