Defense counsel cannot argue for reconsideration of the findings

  1. Defense counsel may not argue during the sentencing argument that the panel should reconsider their findings on the merits. United States v. Vanderslip , 28 M.J. 1070 (N.M.C.M.R. 1989). The fact that members may reconsider findings does not authorize a request for reconsideration.

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