Crying Not Protected Communication, Court Rules
October 21, 2015
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has found that crying is not considered protected as confidential communication between spouses. In the case at issue, the wife of an alleged serial rapist said she became suspicious of her husband when she saw him crying while looking at a composite sketch of the attacker. Though the North Carolina Supreme Court has held that either spouse may prevent the other from testifying to confidential information, the appeals court found that crying, not being spoken words, is not protected.
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