2010 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 16 - Immunity From Prosecution
40-16-101 - Trial by court-martial as bar.
40-16-101. Trial by court-martial as bar.
All members of the armed forces of the United States who have been tried and convicted or acquitted by a military court-martial for any offense constituting a misdemeanor under the laws of this state shall be immune from any criminal prosecution in any court of this state for the same offense for which they have been so tried. Members of the armed forces of the United States includes all officers and enlisted personnel of the army, navy, air force, marine corps and coast guard while on active duty and also includes any and all persons subject to trial by court-martial under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, whether a civilian, reservist, or member of any other federal agency.
[Acts 1953, ch. 108, §§ 1, 2 (Williams, § 11744.1); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 40-2305.]
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