TITLE 30
Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-13
Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-70


§ 30-13-70 Review counsel.

(a) Upon the final review of a sentence of a general court-martial or of a sentence to a bad-conduct discharge, the accused has the right to be represented by counsel before the reviewing authority, before the staff judge advocate or legal officer, as the case may be, and before the state judge advocate.

(b) Upon the request of an accused entitled to be so represented, the state judge advocate shall appoint a lawyer who is a member of the state military forces and who has the qualifications prescribed in § 30-13-29, if available, to represent the accused before the reviewing authority, before the staff judge advocate or legal officer, as the case may be, and before the state judge advocate, in the review of cases specified in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) If provided by him or her, an accused entitled to be so represented may be represented by civilian counsel before the reviewing authority, before the staff judge advocate or legal officer, as the case may be, and before the state judge advocate.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-70; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)