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1st Circ. Says No Warning Needed In Nonjudicial Navy Case

Law360, Nashville (January 10, 2018, 9:42 PM EST) -- A former Navy seaman was not entitled to a “cleansing warning” preventing statements he had made from being used against him in a nonjudicial proceeding, the First Circuit ruled Tuesday, saying the relevant warning clause only applied to court-martials.

A section of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, or UCMJ, preventing statements made by a servicemember from being used against them if those statements were made when they had not been warned that what they say can be used against them applies only to court-martials, not to...
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Case Title

Sasen v. Spencer


Case Number

17-1394

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Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

2899 Other Statutes

Date Filed

April 20, 2017

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