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What does MIL. R. EVID. stand for?

MIL. R. EVID. stands for Military Rule of Evidence

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Military Rule of Evidence (MRE) 301(c) states that: If a witness states that the answer to a question may tend to incriminate him or her, the witness may not be required to answer unless facts and circumstances are such that no answer the witness might make to the question could have the effect of tending to incriminate the witness or that the witness has, with respect to the question, waived the privilege against self-incrimination.
Scheffer then tried to lay a foundation for introducing the polygraph examination, but the trial judge denied the offer of proof on the authority of Military Rule of Evidence 707.
20) Common objections to "assertions" made electronically rely on the fact that computer accounts can be hacked, cell phones may be borrowed (or lost), digital files may be unwittingly altered, and that the original writing, photograph, or recording at issue which is essentially a digital file imbedded in an electronic device is not admitted in violation of Military Rule of Evidence (MRE) 1002.
Thus, as noted below, while the military has a number of explicit rules regarding privileges, Military Rule of Evidence 501 (a)(4) also recognizes privileges provided for in: The principles of common law generally recognized in the trial of criminal cases in the United States district courts pursuant to Rule 501 of the Federal Rules of Evidence insofar as the application of such principles in trials by courts-martial is practicable and not contrary to or inconsistent with the code, these rules, or this Manual.