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111th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 357

To allow for certiorari review of certain cases denied relief or review 
      by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 30, 2009

Mrs. Feinstein (for herself, Mr. Specter, and Mr. Feingold) introduced 
the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee 
                            on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To allow for certiorari review of certain cases denied relief or review 
      by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Equal Justice for United States 
Military Personnel Act of 2009''.

SEC. 2. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED 
              FORCES.

    (a) In General.--Section 1259 of title 28, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``or denied'' after 
        ``granted''; and
            (2) in paragraph (4), by inserting ``or denied'' after 
        ``granted''.
    (b) Technical and Conforming Amendment.--Section 867a(a) of title 
10, United States Code, is amended by striking ``The Supreme Court may 
not review by a writ of certiorari under this section any action of the 
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in refusing to grant a petition 
for review.''.
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