military law


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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.
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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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It may be that you have discovered, before this, that the rigors of military law and custom melt insensibly away and disappear when a soldier or a regiment or the garrison wants to do something that will please Cathy.
In other words, when a sixth of the population of a nation which has undertaken to be the refuge of liberty are slaves, and a whole country is unjustly overrun and conquered by a foreign army, and subjected to military law, I think that it is not too soon for honest men to rebel and revolutionize.
"You are proposing new military laws? There are many laws but no one to carry out the old ones.
Yet, if I betray my master's secret, I shall be a false- hearted, treacherous knave, a traitor, too, a crime provided for and punishable by military laws - so much so, indeed, that twenty times, in former days when wars were rife, I have seen many a miserable fellow strung up to a tree for doing, in but a small degree, what my scruples counsel me to undertake upon a great scale now.
However, Military Law was drawn away from the main action and never looked like getting involved.
However, having just his third turf run, Military Law was drawn away from the main action and never looked like getting involved - eventually finishing a distant 10th.
* 2019 Military Law Symposium --The 2019 symposium promises to be even more exciting and educational than last year.
Although not in that league, Military Law did get his head in front on the second of his two juvenile starts over a mile at Newbury last October.
Under military law, those found guilty can be subject to up to two years of imprisonment.
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.
The military law was initially imposed by Duterte in May for 60 days following an attack by Daesh-linked Maute terrorists on Marawi City in May.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif has appreciated the performance of line departments, administration as well as civil and military law enforcement agencies for providing the best security and making foolproof arrangements to peacefully hold the third and final T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Qaddafi Stadium here.