Military Justice

Military Justice

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In the criminal law system, some basic objectives are to discover the truth, acquit the innocent without unnecessary delay or expense, punish the guilty proportionately with their crimes, and prevent and deter further crime, thereby providing for the public order. Military justice shares these objectives in part, but also serves to enhance discipline throughout the Armed Forces, serving the overall objective of providing an effective national defense. Contents of this report: Intro.; Military Courts-Martial: Jurisdiction; Types of Offenses; Investigation; Types of Courts-Martial: Summary Courts-Martial; Special Courts-Martial; General Courts-Martial; Post-Trial Review; Appellate Review; Selected Procedural Safeguards. Illus. This is a print on demand report.Under this authority, the Congress has enacted the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), 12 which is the code of military ... The Army has Army Regulation 27-10; the Navy and Marine Corps have the Manual for the Judge Advocate General; and the ... 16 The term servicemembers, as used in this report, includes uniformed members of the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, andanbsp;...

Title:Military Justice
Author:R. Chuck Mason
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-08


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