Sunday, April 17, 2011

Louisiana Court Upholds State Special Court-Martial Conviction

In State v. Davis, the Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit, in an opinion by Guidry, J., affirmed a state special court-martial involving recruiter misconduct. Issues raised included post-trial delay, speedy trial, unlawful command influence, prosecution by someone other than the DA or a designated assistant, personal jurisdiction, and failure to consider clemency matters.