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Military spousal privilege
Military spousal privilege

We occasionally receive questions about whether communications between a husband and wife are admissible in a court-martial. The basic rule is in Military Rule of Evidence 504. The rule basically provides that a person has a privilege to refuse to testify against his or her ...

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  • Military spousal privilege

    We occasionally receive questions about whether communications between a husband and wife are admissible in a court-martial. The basic rule is in ...

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  • Jury nullification and military courts - it's basically don't ask, don't tell

    I've spent the last week trying a major sexual assault case at Fort Bragg. An army master sergeant was accused of raping his adult biological ...

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  • Fight over the Definition of Reasonable Doubt in the Air Force Headed to the Military's Highest Court

    As a litigator, I can say that I have memorized the definition of reasonable doubt in each of the branches. Many times I have stood in front of a jury ...

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