UCMJ – United States Code of Military Justice

873. ARTICLE 73. PETITION FOR A NEW TRIAL

09. Post-Trial Procedure and Review of Courts Martial

At any time within two years after approval by the convening authority of a court-martial sentence, the accused may petition the Judge Advocate General for a new trial on the grounds of newly discovered evidence or fraud on the court. If the accused’s case is pending before a Court of Military Review or before the Court of Military Appeals, the Judge Advocate General shall refer the petition to the appropriate court for action. Otherwise the Judge Advocate General shall act upon the petition.


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