(A) There is hereby created the court of military appeals. The court is a court of record and has exclusive jurisdiction of all appeals from courts-martial convened pursuant to this code. The court shall sit in Franklin county. All hearings conducted by the court shall be public.
(B) The judges of the court of military appeals shall be military appellate judges appointed by the adjutant general. Each judge shall be a retired judge advocate officer who has previously served in the rank of colonel or above in either the Ohio army national guard or the Ohio air national guard. The judges shall sit in panels of not less than three members.
(C) The adjutant general may make rules governing practice and procedure in the court of military appeals. The Rules of Appellate Procedure apply in proceedings in the court to the extent that they are not inconsistent with this code or with rules made by the adjutant general under this division.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.138, HB 490, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.