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Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule

Hearsay- Exceptions when the Declarant is Available to Testify In our last post on hearsay we explained both how Military Rules of Evidence (MRE) 801 defines hearsay and how it excludes certain statements from the general rule—found in MRE 802—that hearsay

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Cell Phones and Law Enforcement Investigations

Like most people, your cell phone is likely another appendage to your body. You probably carry it with you everywhere you go, you online bank with it, check your Facebook, text your friend, send emails, make calls, order pizza, etc.

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Nonjudicial Punishment v. Court-Martial

Servicemembers accused of crimes are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which although it largely mirrors civilian law can differ in some substantial ways. For instance, when servicemembers are accused of a crime or other serious misconduct

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