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military law

n.
The body of law that governs persons in military service.

military law

n
(Military) articles or regulations that apply to those belonging to the armed services. Compare martial law

mil′itary law′


n.
the body of laws regulating the armed forces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.military law - the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel
court-martial - a trial that is conducted by a military court
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The council had met last week without being able to settle the request issued by the military justice to lift the immunity of the former minister of the interior.
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In Court-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution 1 to 9/11 and Beyond, historian Chris Bray chronicles the evolution not just of the military justice system, but also of our sense of what counts as military justice.
Over the past decade, racial disparities have persisted in the military justice system without indications of improvement," the report says.
10) The changes were successful enough to prompt praise from Justice Ginsburg, who described the new military justice system as "notably more sensitive to due process concerns than the one prevailing through most of our country's history.
He was willing to help on his own time, including weekends, and provided great advice that helped our soldiers and has, overall, strengthened the military justice system in Florida.
The military justice code includes several offences that seemingly apply to the Kunduz attack.
Importantly the Act outlines a uniformed process for administering military justice in the three services.
The two AP reports have called into question the military justice system's "cloak of secrecy.
For Purposes of Effective Military Justice There is No
This unit will be established under the auspices of the military justice directorate and will work in close collaboration with military justice officers at division, brigade, battalion and company levels," said Gatluak.
The obligation for ensuring the JAGC provides counsel with the appropriate resources ultimately lies with The Judge Advocate General (TJAG) whose responsibility "for the overall supervision and administration of military justice within the Army," (4) also includes the "technical supervision of training in military justice.

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