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Section 5924.27 | Trial and defense counsel.


(A) The state judge advocate shall detail trial counsel, defense counsel, and assistants that the state judge advocate considers appropriate. No person who has acted as investigating officer, military judge, or court member in any case may act later as trial counsel, assistant trial counsel, defense counsel, or assistant defense counsel in the same case. No person who has acted for the prosecution may act later in the same case for the defense, nor may any person who has acted for the defense act later in the same case for the prosecution.

(B) Trial counsel or defense counsel detailed for a general court-martial must be both of the following:

(1) A member in good standing of the bar of this state;

(2) Certified as competent to perform the duties of trial counsel or defense counsel in a general court-martial by the state judge advocate.

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