A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry, and of Other Procedure Under Military Law

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 421 pages
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Page 223 - Any person subject to military law who commits murder or rape shall suffer death or imprisonment for life, as a court-martial may direct; but no person shall be tried by court-martial for murder or rape committed within the geographical limits of the States of the Union and the District of Columbia in time of peace.
Page 309 - All retainers to the camp and all persons accompanying or serving with the armies of the United States without the territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and in time of war all such retainers and persons accompanying or serving with the armies of the United States in the field, both within and without the territorial jurisdiction of the United States, though not otherwise subject to these articles; [(e) All persons under sentence adjudged by courts-martial: [(0 All persons admitted into the...
Page 273 - 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, knowingly delivers, or causes to be delivered, to any person having authority to receive the same, any amount thereof less than that for which he receives a certificate or receipt ; or 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 service...
Page 321 - Shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by fine or imprisonment, or by such other punishment as a court-martial may adjudge, or by any or all of said penalties.
Page 165 - Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice. It is of three kinds: 1. Voluntary - upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion. 2. Involuntary — in the commission of an unlawful act, not amounting to a felony; or in the commission of a lawful act which might produce death, in an unlawful manner, or without due caution and circumspection; provided that this subdivision shall not apply to acts committed in the driving of a vehicle.
Page 272 - Who, for the purpose of obtaining, or aiding others to obtain, the approval, allowance,' or payment of any claim against the United States or any officer thereof, makes, or procures, or advises the making...
Page 242 - Any sentinel who is found sleeping upon his post, or who leaves it before he is regularly relieved, shall suffer death or such other punishment as a courtmartial may direct.
Page 319 - Any officer or soldier who behaves himself with disrespect toward his commanding officer shall be punished as a court-martial may direct. ART. 21. Any officer or soldier who, on any pretense whatsoever, strikes his superior officer, or draws or lifts up any weapon, or offers any violence against him, being in the execution of his office, or disobeys any lawful command of his superior officer, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as a courtmartial may direct.
Page 328 - ... of the United States on account of any act done under color of his office or status, or in respect to which he claims any right, title, or- authority under...
Page 331 - Special courtsmartial shall have power to try any person subject to military law, except a commissioned officer, for any crime or offense made punishable by the military laws of the United States...

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