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United States v. Scheffer

Docket No.: 96-1133
Argued: November 3, 1997
Decided: March 31, 1998

Topics:

Amendment 6: Other Sixth Amendment Provisions, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation, Bill of Rights, Compulsory Process Clause, Due Process, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, Uniform Code of Military Justice

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Scheffer

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 303 (1998)
Question:

Does Military Rule of Evidence 707, excluding the admission of polygraph results into evidence, violate a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to present a fair defense?

United States v. Scheffer
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 03, 1997

Decision: Decision: 8 votes for United States, 1 vote(s) against
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