The new M.R.E.
(Meal, Ready to Eat) is the handiwork of food scientists at an Army laboratory in Natick, Massachusetts.
Of initial consideration are Military Rule of Evidence (M.R.E.
) 103 (2) and rule 19 of the Rules of Practice Before Army Courts-Martial, (3) which govern the making of an objection in courts-martial.
Exceptions Common to Both Privileges under M.R.E. 504
of Evidence (M.R.E.) 504(d), which greatly broadens an exception to the
privilege," M.R.E. 504 actually provides for two distinct
Unlike the privilege of spousal incapacity under M.R.E. 504(a), the
confidential communications privilege of M.R.E. 504(b) remains vested in
husband-wife privilege under M.R.E. 504 will only be applied if the
(51) The court found that under M.R.E. 501(a)(4), that federal exception
interpreting the language of M.R.E. 504(c)(2)(A), Judge Baker found
In the defense's Notice Pursuant to M.R.E. 412, the argument referred to credibility generally, and went on to argue that the evidence at issue "tends to show the alleged victim as untruthful about her sexual conduct generally and specifically has motive to lie about the specific sexual rumors underlying the charge.
On appeal, the court found that "We agree that M.R.E. 608(c) could provide a basis for admission ...
Although MRE 413 permits evidence is similar crimes in sexual assault cases, the CAAF did not apply MRE 413 for two reasons: "First, M.R.E. 413 was not in effect at the time of Appellant's court-martial.
at 96) ("Where the military judge is required to do a balancing test under M.R.E. 403 and does not sufficiently articulate his balancing on the record, his evidentiary ruling will receive less deference from this court.").
"[Military Rule of Evidence] 412 does not wholly supplant M.R.E.
403 since the military judge may exclude evidence on M.R.E.