A Digest of Opinions of the Judge-Advocates General of the Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - Military law - 876 pages
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Contents

Releasing prisoner without authority escapes
69
Duration of confinement
70
Copy of charges and time of trial
71
Who may appoint general courts martial
72
Commanders of divisions and sepa rate brigades may appoint in time of
73
Judgeadvocate
74
Members of general courtsmartial
75
When requisite number not at a post
76
Regular officers on what courts may
77
Marine and Regular Army officers associated on courts
78
Officers triable by general courts martial
79
Field officers courts
80
Regimental courts
81
Garrison courts
82
Jurisdiction of inferior courts 84 Oath of members of courtsmartial 85 Oath of JudgeAdvocate 86 Contempts of court 87 Behavior of members 88 C...
83
Oath of witness 93 Continuances 94 Hours of sitting
85
Order of voting 96 Sentence of death
87
Penitentiaries
88
Flogging
98
Discharge and dismissal of officers
99
Publication of officers cashiered for cowardice or fraud
100
Suspension of officers
101
OF WAR Article 102 No person tried twice for samefence 103 Limitation of time of prosecution
103
Approval of sentence by officer ordering court 105 Confirmation of death sentence 1Mb Contirmation of dismissals in time of peace 107 Dismissal b...
104
Courts of inquiry how ordered 116 Members of court of inquiry 117 Oaths of members and recorder court of inquiry
105
Witnesses before courts of inquiry
107
Opinion when given
119
Authentication of proceedings court of inquiry
120
Proceedings of court of inquiry used as evidence
121
Command when different corps happen to join
122
Regular and volunteer officers same footing as to rank
123
Rank of militia officers on duty with officer of regular or volunteer forces
124
Deceased officers effects
125
Deceased soldiers effects
126
Effects of deceased officers and soldiers to be accounted
127
Articles of Warto be published once in six months to every regiment
128
Board of Survey
149
BondOf Contractor or Bidder 156
156
BoxoOf States etc
163
Burglary
177
Certificate of Merit
183
Charge
194

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Page 767 - In pursuance of this authority, the act of 1795 has provided "that whenever the United States shall be invaded, or be in imminent danger of invasion from any foreign nation or Indian tribe, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States to call forth such number of the militia of the state or states most convenient to the place of danger, or scene of action, as he may judge necessary to repel such invasion, and to issue his order for that purpose to such officer or officers of the militia...
Page 1 - 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 23 - ... to give a parole or watchword different from that which he received, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.
Page 716 - No officer or employee of the United States mentioned in this act shall discharge, or promote, or degrade, or in any manner change the official rank or compensation of any other officer or employee, or promise or threaten so to do, for giving or withholding or neglecting to make any contribution of money or other valuable thing for any political purpose.
Page 692 - For the recognition of the independence of the people of Cuba, demanding that the Government of Spain relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and to withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters, and directing the President of the United States to use the land and naval forces of the United States to carry these resolutions into effect...
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Page 781 - The strong arm of the National government may be put forth to brush away all obstructions to the freedom of interstate commerce or the transportation of the mails. If the emergency arises, the Army of the nation, and all its militia, are at the service of the nation to compel obedience to its laws.
Page 73 - You, AB, do swear, that you will not disclose or discover the vote or opinion of any particular member of the courtmartial, unless required to give evidence thereof, as a witness, by a court of justice, in due course of law; nor divulge the sentence of the court to any but the proper authority, until it shall be duly disclosed by the same. So help you God.

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