Two of the granted issues involve member challenge issues. Two of the cases involve staff judge advocates -- one challenging whether the staff judge advocate was disqualified and the other whether the SJA erred by failing to forward clemency materials to the CA. The Coast Guard case involves the admissibility of extrinsic evidence of misconduct.
The Maynard case from the Army is probably the most interesting of the six:
WHETHER THE MILITARY JUDGE COMMITTED PLAIN ERROR IN ALLOWING PANEL MEMBERS TO CONSIDER EVIDENCE OF APPELLANT'S ALLEGED ANTI-AMERICAN AND ANTI-WAR VIEWS AS AGGRAVATION EVIDENCE UNDER R.C.M. 1001(b)(4) TO THE OFFENSE OF ABSENCE WITHOUT LEAVE, THEREBY PREJUDICING APPELLANT'S SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS.
United States v. Maynard, __ M.J. ___, No. 07-0647/AR (C.A.A.F. Nov. 16, 2007).
More later, NCAA basketball permitting.