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APPENDIX A

FORMAT FOR DIRECTION FOR REVIEW IN A COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS

IN THE UNITED STATES ______1 COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS


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to the honorable, the judges of the united states ______ court of criminal appeals

1. Pursuant to Article 69 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. § 869 (1994) and the Rules of Practice and Procedure for Courts of Criminal Appeals, Rule 2(b), the record of trial in the above-entitled case is forwarded for review.
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1 Use "Army," "Navy-Marine Corps," "Air Force," or "Coast Guard," as applicable.

2. The accused was found guilty by a (type of court-martial) of a violation of Article(s) ____ of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and was sentenced to (include entire adjudged sentence) on (insert trial date). The convening authority (approved the sentence as adjudged) (approved the following findings and sentence: ______). The officer exercising general court-martial jurisdiction (where applicable) took the following action: ______. The case was received for review pursuant to Article 69 on (date).

3. In review, pursuant to Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 66, it is requested that action be taken with respect to the following issues:

[set out issues here]

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The Judge Advocate General 

Received a copy of the foregoing Direction for Review this ______ (date).

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Appellate Government Counsel

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Address and telephone number

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Appellate Defense Counsel

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Address and telephone number


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