Section 31-2A-70

(Article 70.) Appellate counsel.

(a) The senior judge advocate shall detail a judge advocate as appellate government counsel to represent the state in the review or appeal of cases specified in Section 31-2A-67 (Article 67) and before any federal court when requested to do so by the state Attorney General.

(b) Upon an appeal by the state, an accused has the right to be represented by detailed military counsel before any reviewing authority and before any appellate court.

(c) Upon the appeal by an accused, the accused has the right to be represented by military counsel before any reviewing authority.

(d) Upon the request of an accused entitled to be so represented, the regional defense counsel shall appoint a judge advocate to represent the accused in the review or appeal of cases specified in subsections (b) and (c).

(e) An accused may be represented by civilian appellate counsel at no expense to the state.

(Act 2012-334, p. 790, §1.)