On Tuesday, March 22nd at 4:00 pm in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom, Chief Judge Andrew S. Effron of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will deliver a presentation on appellate advocacy. The program is open to all students and faculty.
Chief Judge Effron is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Law School, and the Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army. He was appointed to the Court in 1996 and became Chief Judge in 2006.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces exercises appellate jurisdiction over cases arising under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Cases before the Court address a broad range of legal issues, including constitutional law, criminal law, evidence, administrative law, and national security law.
Prior to his appointment to the Court, Chief Judge Effron served as General Counsel and Minority Counsel of the Senate Armed Services Committee, as an attorney in the Department of Defense Office of General Counsel, and as a Judge Advocate in the Army.