special court-martial

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a court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action

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service member may be tried by special court-martial for a noncapital
The military trial judiciary is close to my heart because one of the formative experiences of my life was serving as a special court-martial judge in Vietnam from December 1969 to December 1970.
A special court-martial, with maximum punishment of confinement for a year, is less severe than a general court-martial, which handles the most serious offenses, but tougher than a summary court martial, where maximum punishment is 30 days confinement.
The jurisdiction of a special court-martial over a non-mandatory capital offense was a legal question in which the court reviewed de novo.
The idea was to teach "senior non-JAG officers at the special court-martial level [about] the legal problems they [would] face with suggested solutions.
Instead, under the special court-martial, her maximum sentence if convicted would be a year of confinement.
Section 202 of the MJL provides that the President of a district or special court-martial shall, in selecting a bench, include at least one military judge and one legally qualified military judge.
In keeping with the flexibility of the military justice system as a whole, there are three distinct levels of court-martial: the summary court-martial, the special court-martial, and the general court-martial.
34) The commander then forwards the charges to the special court-martial convening authority (SPCMCA), a commander authorized to direct that charges be tried by special court-martial.
The foregoing provisions of the subsection shall not apply with respect to (1) general instructional or informational courses in military justice if such courses are designed solely for the purpose of instructing members of a command in the substantive and procedural aspects of courts-martial, or (2) to statements and instru ctions given in open court by the military judge, president of a special court-martial, or counsel.
22) A special court-martial may sentence an accused to partial forfeiture of pay not to exceed two-thirds pay.
Military justice advice to the special court-martial convening authority at Kagnew Station consisted chiefly of advice on Article 15 punishment, but there were also some summary courts-martial.
The command forwarded the case to III Corps with a recommendation that it be referred to a special court-martial.
1991) (promise by accused's reporting official and special court-martial convening authority that there would be no court-martial if accused successfully completed civilian diversionary program amounted to de facto transactional immunity); Cooke v.
Specialist Jeremy Sivits was found guilty of maltreatment of detainees at a special court-martial on 19 May 2005 and was sentenced to one year confinement and a bad-conduct discharge.
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