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Rule 20. Form of Petition for Grant of Review

(a) Form to be used by an appellant. A petition for grant of review under Rule 18 (a)(1) filed personally by an appellant will be substantially in the following form: 10AR20.eps to the judges of the united states court of appeals for the armed forces: 1. I hereby petition the Court for review of the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals [on appeal by the United States under Article 62, Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USC § 862 (1983)] [on appeal under Article 66, Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USC § 866]. 2. I understand that, unless I specifically request the contrary, a military lawyer will be designated by the Judge Advocate General to represent me free of charge before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
SIGNED:  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Put your signature here)   DATED:  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Put mailing date here)   MAIL TO:                      U.S. Court of Appeals for the   Armed Forces            450 E Street N.W.             Washington, D.C. 20442–0001     
(b) Form to be used by an appellant’s counsel. A petition for grant of review under Rule 18 (a)(1) filed by counsel on behalf of an appellant will be substantially in the following form: 10AR20.eps to the judges of the united states court of appeals for the armed forces: The undersigned counsel, on behalf of (insert appellant’s full name here), hereby petitions the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for a grant of review of the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals [on appeal by the United States under Article 62, Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USC § 862 (1983)] [on appeal under Article 66, Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USC § 866], pursuant to the provisions of Article 67(a)(3), Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USC § 867 (a)(3) (1989). XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Signature of counsel)   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Typed name of counsel)   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Address of counsel)   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Telephone no. of counsel)   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (E-mail address, if any)   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (Date and manner of filing—see Rules 36 and 39))  
(c) An appellant or counsel on behalf of an appellant shall file a petition for grant of review in the manner and within the time limits set forth in Rule 19 (a). Upon receipt, the Clerk shall stamp the petition indicating the date it was received and, if filed by mail under Rule 36 (c), shall retain the envelope showing the postmark thereon.
(d) When a petition for grant of review is filed with the Court, the Clerk will cause a copy thereof to be delivered to the Judge Advocate General of the appellant’s service, to the appellant’s counsel, if named in the petition, and to government counsel. Upon receipt of a copy of the petition from the Clerk, the Judge Advocate General shall designate counsel to represent the parties unless such parties are already represented by counsel. See Rule 17.
(e) Upon issuance by the Clerk under Rule 10(c) of a notice of docketing of a petition for grant of review, counsel for the appellant shall file a supplement to the petition in accordance with the applicable time limit set forth in Rule 19 (a)(5)(A) or (B), and the provisions of Rule 21.

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