Trammel v. United States, 445 U.S. 40 (1980), is a United States Supreme Court case involving the spousal privilege and its application in the law of evidence. In it, the Court held that the witness-spouse alone has a privilege to refuse to testify adversely; the witness may be neither compelled to testify nor foreclosed from ...
Trammel v. United States, 445 U.S. 40 (1980). Trammel v. United States. No. 78- 5705. Argued October 29, 30, 1979. Decided February 27, 1980. 445 U.S. 40 ... BURGER, C.J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BRENNAN, WHITE, MARSHALL, BLACKMUN, POWELL, REHNQUIST, and STEVENS, JJ., joined.
Otis Trammel, Jr. was indicted on federal drug charges. Before his trial, he advised the court that the Government would call his wife as a witness against him. The indictment named Mrs. Trammel as an unindicted co-conspirator and the Government granted her immunity in exchange for her testimony. Otis moved to assert a ...
Citation. Trammel v. United States, 445 U.S. 40, 100 S. Ct. 906, 63 L. Ed. 2d 186, 1980 U.S. LEXIS 84, 5 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. (Callaghan) 737 (U.S. Feb. 27,
Jul 31, 2017 ... v. LEON SEMINOLE,. Defendant-Appellant. No. 16-30202. D.C. No. 1:15-cr- 00062-. SPW-1. OPINION. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Montana. Susan P. ... Supreme Court in Trammel v. United States, 445 U.S. 40 .... 2006); United States v. White, 974 F.2d 1135, 1137 (9th Cir.
TRAMMEL v. UNITED STATES, (1980). No. 78-5705. Argued: Decided: February 27, 1980. Prior to his trial with others on federal drug charges, petitioner advised ... BURGER, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BRENNAN, WHITE , MARSHALL, BLACKMUN, POWELL, REHNQUIST, and STEVENS, JJ., joined.
Nov 4, 2013 ... As a verb, “trammel” means to constrain or hinder. “Trample” means step heavily upon, crush, or treat with disrespect. Had the judge written “trample,” the image would be of someone's religious freedom being stomped into the dust, a much more violent and damaging treatment of the freedom of religion.
See, e.g., Trammel v. United States, 445 U.S. 40, 48 n.9 (1980); Case. Comment, Evidence-The Privilege Against Adverse Spousal Testimony Extended to In- ..... White, 545. F.2d 1129, 1130 (8th Cir. 1976) (per curiam), or when the marriage has in fact, although not legally, terminated, see United States v. Cameron, 556 ...