Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-42

§ 30-13-42. Sessions.

Whenever a general or special court-martial deliberates or votes, only the members of the court may be present. After a general court-martial has finally voted on the findings, the court may request the law officer and the reporter to appear before the court to put the findings in proper form and those proceedings shall be on the record. All other proceedings, including any other consultation of the court with counsel or the law officer, shall be made a part of the record and shall be in the presence of the accused, the defense counsel, the trial counsel, and, in general court-martial cases, the law officer.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-42; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)