21) The UCMJ does not define what constitutes a "minor offense"; however, the Manual for Courts-Martial (MCM) and Army Regulation 27-10, Military Justice, provide that "minor offenses" are those UCMJ offenses that, if tried at a general court-martial
, carry a punishment no greater than a bad-conduct discharge or one year of confinement.
sentencing authority in a court-martial
exercises wide discretion in
At one point, Scherer and Rich say, the military proposed a deal stipulating that Swift sign a statement saying she had not been sexually assaulted in Iraq in exchange for a summary court-martial
Dowty, our court referred to the Cox Commission's recommendations to change the convening authority's role in selecting court-martial
WAS THE FACT THAT THE SPECIAL COURT-MARTIAL
CONVENING AUTHORITY HAD NO AUTHORITY TO REFER A NON-MANDATORY CAPITAL CHARGE TO A SPECIAL COURT-MARTIAL
A NON JURISDICTIONAL PROCEDURAL DEFECT?
7) It stated that the convening officer played a central role in the prosecution of the case and that all the members of the court-martial
board were subordinate in rank to him and under his command.
Upon establishing the jurisdictional data for the court-martial
on the record, the trial judge advocate exercised his "duty" to challenge any member to whom he objected.
It provides sanctions less onerous than a court-martial
, yet more severe than nonpunitive measures.
courts-martial, (17) and appellate review of court-martial
Private Brennan's troubles began late in 1962 when he was convicted at a special court-martial
of disrespect to a non-commissioned officer (NCO) and disorderly conduct in the barracks.
The Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, said the decision by the army to court-martial
its officials is not enough.
THE US Army's highest legal branch has appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial
is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.