for Military and Military Police personnel.
- No one subject to the Uniform Code of
Military Justice may compel any person to incriminate himself or to
answer any question the answer that may tend to incriminate him.
- No person subject to the Uniform Code
of Military Justice may interrogate, or request any statement from a
person suspected of an offense without first informing him of the
nature of the accusation, that he does not have to made a statement
regarding the offense, and that any statement may be used against
him as evidence in a trial by court-martial.
Right To Counsel.
An independent military defense counsel is provided free of charge
regardless of the accused's ability to pay. The accused may also employ
civilian counsel at his or her own expense, or request a particular
military counsel, who will assist the accused if reasonably available.
The accused has the right to be represented by counsel at the magistrate
hearing when a determination is made regarding continued pretrial
confinement, and during all court-martial sessions. After trial, the
accused has a right to free military counsel to assist with his appeal
through the military appellate courts, and so on.