Trial

  1. Court has Court Security Officer and a Subject Matter Expert regarding classified information assigned. Note: you should consider appointing a security expert to the defense team.
  2. Government or defense moves under MRE 505 for a 39a session to address issues regarding classified material.Ucmjarticle120128 Gonzalez &Amp; Waddington - Attorneys At Law
  3. Court Security Officer insures that the courtroom is prepared should a closed session be necessary-Judge, counsel, accused, bailiff, escorts have clearances; courtroom is appropriate for the presentation of evidence; etc. (Court Reporter
    may want to use a different machine for recording).
  4. Trial has a Grunden hearing.
  5. The Court makes specific findings regarding classified issues.

The Navy Code 17 publication contains extremely thorough and useful checklists for the
SJA, trial counsel, and military judge. Read it!

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