Official sources said the court-martial
proceedings began in Mumbai on July 26 based on findings of the board of inquiry which carried out a detailed investigation into the accident on December 5, 2016
'The headquarters 6 division has painstakingly selected credible officers with in-depth knowledge and outstanding experience of military law and duties as members of the court-martial
to ensure fair hearing and justice.'
It is pertinent to mention here that Brigadier Rizwan Raja was retired from army in 2014 and later court-martial
proceedings was initiated against him.
It may be added that in 1999 Col Munir was court-martialed
for non-disclosure of assets, which was set aside by the LHC.
However, Winthrop's treatise was mostly about military law; it provided no practical guidance for the line officer tasked with prosecuting a court-martial
or serving as a member at a general, garrison or regimental court.
During her court-martial
, Sterling claimed that posting the signs was an exercise of her right to religious freedom, as guaranteed by the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), and so the order to remove the signs was unlawful.
Citing the twenty-first century as a different political universe for military personnel, where one can argue for the expansion of personal rights, thanks to a long series of reforms in the conduct of court martial (1916, 1920, 1948, 1950 1968, and 1983), Bray notes that no more do American soldiers, sailors, airmen, or marines have to worry that they will be shot by a firing squad in the immediate aftermath of a hurried court-martial
conducted in the field.
Under the rules of a general court-martial
, Bergdahl, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009, could technically face up to life in prison.
of fact' differently from the court-martial
." (26) As none of
; (2) special courtmartial; and (3) general court-martial
The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces ousted the previous judge, Col Gregory Gross, saying he appeared biased against Hasan, and also threw out his order to have Hasan's beard forcibly shaved before his court-martial
The ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces also made invalid an order from the judge, Colonel Gregory Gross, for Major Nidal Hasan to appear clean-shaven or for him to be forcibly shaved before his court-martial
. Hasan, charged with the November 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, had argued that he had a right to keep his beard as an expression of his Muslim faith.