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This guide was researched and written by McCormick Fellow Kristen Rasmussen. Funding for its publication was provided by The McCormick Foundation.
Marine Sgt. Clayton J. Lonetree stood trial on 13 counts of espionage in Quantico, Va., in 1987. While most espionage trials are handled in traditional civilian courts, Lonetree’s trial was handled by the military, and became one of the most high-profile courts-martial the country had ever seen.