THE MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

George COCA

Abstract


The procedure of initiation of a court martial is named “convocation”. A commander authorized to convene a court martial is a “convening authority”. The Uniform Code of Military Justice appoints the commanders which convene a court martial.
The authority to convene a court martial is independent of the ranks and is maintained as long as the convening authority remains as a commander in an assigned position.
Keywords: military justice system; authority; commander; inquiry;offence; search; immunity proof.


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Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)

US Constitution, with the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the Military

Rules of Evidence (OEGCM).

(CMR).

Romanian criminal code

Romanian criminal procedure code

Romanian civil procedure code


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