United States v. Briggs

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By U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
A case in which the Court held that the Uniform Code of Military Justice’s provision allowing rape, which is “punishable by death” under the UCMJ, to be “tried and punished at any time without limitation” is not affected by the Court’s precedent holding that the Eighth Amendment prohibits a death sentence for rape of an adult woman.

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