Friday, February 06, 2009

Exciting news! Coast Guard posts trial and appellate dockets online

The Coast Guard has now adopted the practice of posting both its trial-level docket and its appellate oral argument schedule online. The documents are available in Excel spreadsheet format here. BZ USCG! (Hey, that rhymes.)

We previously noted that the Judge Advocate General of the Coast Guard, Rear Admiral William D. Baumgartner, "has agreed to post all Coast Guard court martial dockets online in early 2009." And so he has, with a CGCCA oral argument schedule lagniappe.

The move comes in the wake of the apparently influential Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press's report on court-martial dockets, which we discussed here.

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