Article 62, UCMJ; R.C.M. 908(a)

Overview of Article 62, UCMJ; R.C.M. 908(a) in relation to government appeals:

Article 62, UCMJ; R.C.M. 908(a)In a trial by a court-martial over which a military judge presides and in which a punitive discharge may be adjudged, the United States may appeal an order or ruling that terminates the proceedings with respect to a charge or specification, excludes evidence that is substantial proof of a fact material in the proceedings, or affects the disclosure or nondisclosure of classified information. However, the United States may not appeal an order or ruling that is, or amounts to, a finding of not guilty, with respect to the charge or specification.