Army Articles: Comparative Print Showing the Bill (S.64) to Establish Military Justice, as Introduced by Mr. Chamberlain, Together with the Present Articles of War ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - 92 pages
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absence accused adjudged appointing authority appointing the court approved arrest or confinement brought to trial charge commanding officer COMMENT.—No change COMMENT.—Punishment made definite conviction court of inquiry Court of Military court-martial may direct crime or offense death or confinement desertion dishonorable discharge dismissal District of Columbia duty enlisted EXISTING LAW finding of guilty finement forfeiture judge advocate jurisdiction knowingly lesser included offense Marine Corps martial ment Military Appeals military commission military justice military law military tribunals mitigate muster mutiny noncommissioned officer oath or affirmation offense be committed offense committed officer or soldier penal penitentiary person subject placed in arrest prescribed President proceedings proper authority PROPOSED LAW prosecution prosecutor Provided punishable with confinement punishable with death record six months special court special court-martial subject to military suffer death summary court summary court-martial superior authority suspended swear or affirm tence tion tried United willfully witnesses
Page 42 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America ; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 14 - Art. 22. Process to obtain witnesses. — Every judge advocate of a general or special court-martial and every summary court-martial shall have power to issue the like process to compel witnesses to appear and testify which courts of the United States, having criminal jurisdiction, may lawfully issue; but such process shall run to any part of the United States, its Territories, and possessions.
Page 36 - 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...
Page 36 - ... any soldier, officer, or other person who is a part of or employed in said forces or service, any ordnance, arms...
Page 31 - ... days after his arrest, and that he is brought to trial within ten 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 42 - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 15 - That the fees of such witness and his mileage, at the rates allowed to witnesses attending the courts of the United States, shall be duly paid or tendered said witness...
Page 36 - States, receives his discharge, or is dismissed from the service, he shall continue to be liable to be arrested and held for trial and sentence by a court-martial, in the same manner and to the same extent as if he had not received such discharge nor been dismissed.