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Zimmerman's Research Guide


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United States Courts of Criminal Appeals for Branches of the U.S. Armed Forces

The United States Courts of Criminal Appeals for Branches of the U.S. Armed forces (formerly the Boards of Review and then the Courts of Military Review) review courts-martial cases. Decisions of the Courts of Criminal Appeals can be appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

The Web sites for the Courts of Criminal Appeals provide information about the courts, their rules, calendars, opinions, etc. The sites are:

* Air Force (http://afcca.law.af.mil/)
* Army (www.jagcnet.army.mil/acca)
* Coast Guard (www.uscg.mil/legal/cca/Court_of_Criminal_Appeals.asp)
* Navy-Marines (www.jag.navy.mil/nmcca.htm).

Opinions: Selected opinions of the Court are published in the Military Justice Reporter back to 1951. These published opinions are searchable on Lexis (MILTRY;CCAP) and Westlaw (MJ). Published opinions from the last few year are posted free on each Court's Web site.

Memorandum opinions from the last few years are posted on the Courts' Web sites. These opinions are also searchable on Lexis (MILTRY;CCAUP). Alternatively, you can search both published and memorandum opinions, as well as the opinions of the U.S Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Lexis (MILTRY;COURTS).


See Also
Military Materials
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

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