TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-17
Trial

SECTION 12-17-10


§ 12-17-10 Defendant's spouse as witness.

The husband or wife of any respondent in a criminal prosecution, offering himself or herself as a witness, shall not be excluded from testifying because he or she is the husband or wife of the respondent.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 397; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 45; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 45; G.L. 1938, ch. 537, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 12-17-10.)