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court-martial:

see military lawmilitary law,
system of rules established for the government of persons in the armed forces. In most countries the legislature establishes the code of military law. It is distinguished from both martial law (rule by domestic military forces over an area) and military government
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It said court-martial procedures are opaque and do not provide any role for the family members of the victims and the recent decision of the military court, particularly the order for bail, suggests that the culprits in this case might be acquitted as the Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007 stated that 'bail may not be granted if reasonable grounds of guilt exist'.
Thus, shortly after not imposing a capital sentence in the Goliah and Browning court-martials, substantially the same panel sentenced Wallace Baker to death, perhaps troubled by what they perceived to be a growing outbreak of dissidence in the 55th Massachusetts.
A week after Baker's mutiny, Hartwell and another officer testified at Goliah's court-martial and cited the pay issue as the salient cause of tension within the regiment.
A court-martial comprised mostly of the same officers who tried Goliah convened to try Baker for mutiny; the same man who prosecuted and successfully argued against punishing Goliah with death served as judge advocate.
The Court Administration Officer is an officer appointed by the defence council to convene court-martials and also to perform other administrative functions in relation to the court-martial.
For example, there is only one type of Naval Court-Martial, but following recent reforms, it is similar in most respects.
Nineteen other Marines there face court-martials and five others have received administrative punishment, according to the Pentagon.
Marine from Sherman Oaks pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he refused the anthrax vaccine, one of the first court-martial cases to be prosecuted in a small but growing armed services protest.
I have been a member of many court-martials, and never heard a case involving adultery.
No, adultery should not be a court-martial offense.
Eisenhower, a five-star general who was elected president, never charged or given a court-martial for carrying on his adulterous affair with his secretary when his country was in a state of war?
If Kelly Flinn were a five-star general, would have there been any court-martial charges filed for lying or adultery?