• Rule [413][414]. Evidence of Similar Crimes in [Sexual Assault][Child Molestation Cases]
  1. militarydefenselawyers219In a court-martial in which the accused is charged with an offense of [sexual assault][child molestation], evidence of the accused’s commission of one or more offense of [sexual assault][child
    molestation] is admissible and may be considered for its bearing on any matter to which it is relevant.
  2. In a court-martial in which the Government intends to offer evidence under this rule, the Government
    shall disclose the evidence to the accused, including statements of witnesses or a summary of the substance of any testimony that is expected to be offered, at least 5 days before the scheduled date of trial, or at such later time as the military judge may allow for good cause.
  3. This rule shall not be construed to limit the admission or consideration of evidence under any other
    rule.
  4. [definitions of “offenses of sexual assault” and “child molestation”].

Rule 413/414

Rule 413/414. Scope of the Rule