Justice Under Fire: A Study of Military Law
'Justice under fire' gives a cogent and balanced description of the history and present state of military law in the United States. The author considers its constitutional basis, its procedures and peculiarities, its jurisdiction, and its relation to the rest of polity. The main emphasis of the book is on military justice proper, the court-martial system, but other less well known contexts in which military tribunals may exercise criminal jurisdiction are also considered.
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