15 October 2009

Amendments to Manual for Courts-Martial to be considered

CAAFlog reports here, thanks to Court-Martial Trial Practice blog, that the U.S. Department of Defense's Joint Services Committee on Military Justice will hold a public hearing on 29 October 2009 at 1030 hours, 1501 Wilson Blvd., 8th Floor, Rosslyn, Virginia 22209 concerning amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial. Here is a link to the announcement in the Federal Register. The hearing's subject matter includes child pornography offense under Uniform Code of Military Justice, or UCMJ, article 134 -- the offense could carry up to ten years' brig time and a dishonorable discharge.

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