Establishment of Military Justice, Hearings ..., on S. 64 ..., 1919

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Page 301 - And whereas no man can be forejudged of life or limb, or subjected in time of peace to any kind of punishment within this realm, by martial law, or in any other manner than by the judgment of his peers and according to the known and established laws of this realm...
Page 301 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of Parliament, is against law.
Page 18 - Who, having charge, possession, custody, or control of any money or other property of the United States, furnished or intended for the military service thereof...
Page 126 - cartel" which is already in the formative stage is a step in the right direction, but it does not go far enough, nor is it broad enough in scope.
Page 9 - All persons who give evidence before a court-martial shall be examined on oath, or affirmation, in the following form : " You swear (or affirm) that the evidence you shall give in the case now in hearing, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help you God.
Page 18 - Who, being authorized to make or deliver any paper certifying the receipt of any property of the United States furnished or intended for the military...
Page 16 - ... days thereafter, unless the necessities of the service prevent such trial; and then he shall be brought to trial within thirty days after the expiration of said ten days.
Page 16 - Columbia, and punishable by the laws of the land, the commanding officer is required, except in time of war, upon application duly made, to use his utmost endeavor to deliver over such accused person to the civil authorities, or to aid the officers of justice in apprehending and securing him, in order that he may be brought to trial.
Page 21 - ... shall be discharged from said service before his term of service has expired, except by order of the President, the Secretary of War, the commanding officer of a department, or by sentence of a general court-martial.
Page 20 - ... (e) A person punished under this article who considers his punishment unjust or disproportionate to the offense may, through the proper channel, appeal to the next superior authority.

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