[A follow-up to the episode where Mac confessed to killing her estranged ex-con husband]
Mattoni prosecuted Mac (M) for “lying” in the court-martial of her and her ex-CO, John Farrow, over the death of Christopher Ragle her estranged, (but not divorced) ex-con, husband. Harm (H) defended her arguing that it wasn’t to avoid punishment or even germane to the case because they were wrongly charged so it didn’t rise to the level of perjury. Adm Morris agreed and sent her to Captains mast before Chegwidden (C) who wasn’t very happy. He chewed her out for not only lying but for not trusting him and making him think she had murdered her husband. He said he was withdrawing his recommendation for her early promotion to Lt Colonel and would dismiss her from JAG if she ever lied again.