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The jurisdiction of the Court is as follows:
Review under Article 66. All cases of trial by court-martial in which the sentence as approved extends to:
Dismissal of a commissioned officer, cadet or midshipman, dishonorable or bad-conduct discharge, or confinement for 1 year or longer; and in which the accused has not waived or withdrawn appellate review.
Review upon direction of the Judge Advocate General Under Article 69. All cases of trial by court-martial in which there has been a finding of guilty and a sentence:
For which Article 66 does not otherwise provide appellate review, and
Which the Judge Advocate General forwards to the Court for review pursuant to Article 69(d), and
In which the accused has not waived or withdrawn appellate review.
Review under Article 62. All cases of trial by court-martial in which a punitive discharge may be adjudged and a military judge presides, and in which the government appeals an order or ruling of the military judge that terminates the proceedings with respect to a charge or specification or excludes evidence that is substantial proof of a fact material to the proceedings, or directs the disclosure of classified information, imposes sanctions for nondisclosure of classified information, or refuses to issue or enforce a protective order sought by the United States to prevent the disclosure of classified information.
Review under Article 73. All petitions for a new trial in cases of trial by court-martial which are referred to the Court by the Judge Advocate General.
Extraordinary writs. The Court may, in its discretion, entertain petitions for extraordinary relief including, but not limited to, writs of mandamus, writs of prohibition, writs of habeas corpus, and writs of error coram nobis.
Effect of rules on jurisdiction. Nothing in these rules shall be construed to extend or limit the jurisdiction of the Courts of Criminal Appeals as established by law.
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