Evidence of a Victim’s Sexual History or Predisposition

In United States v. Dorsey, 16 M.J. 1 (C.M.A. 1983) the Court of Military Appeals (CMA, now CAAF) directly dealt with the issue of when evidence of a victim’s sexual history or predisposition is required by the Constitution to be admitted. Citing Davis and Valenzuela-Bernal, the CMA echoed the Supreme Court’s sentiment that if evidence …

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