Courts-Martial and Military Law

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American System of Miltary Justice

Separate Army and Navy Codes of Law

Military Law, in its ordinary and more restricted sense, is “the specific law governing the Army as a separate community.” 1 The Articles of War are the statutory codification of military law for enforcement of discipline and administration of criminal justice in the United States Army. The court-martial is the tribunal for carrying this military law into effect. A Manual for Courts Martial, based on ...

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