Naval Justice

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Standards and Curriculum Division, Training, Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1945 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 599 pages
 

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Page 475 - Congress, any writing or record, whether in the form of an entry in a book or otherwise, made as a memorandum or record of any act. transaction, occurrence, or event, shall be admissible as evidence 01 said act, transaction, occurrence, or event, if it shall appear that it was made in the regular course of any business, and that it was the regular course of such business to make such memorandum or record at the time of such act, transaction, occurrence, or event or within a reasonable time thereafter.
Page 268 - It is the right of the lawyer to undertake the defense of a person accused of crime, regardless of his personal opinion as to the guilt of the accused; otherwise innocent persons, victims only of suspicious circumstances, might be denied proper defense.
Page 515 - Who, for the purpose of obtaining, or aiding others to obtain, the approval, allowance, or payment of any claim against the United States...
Page 38 - ... unless, by reason of having absented himself, or of some other manifest impediment, he shall not have been amenable to justice within that period.
Page 515 - Who, having charge, possession, custody, or control of any money or other property of the United States, furnished or in tended 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 19 - Commanders' duties of example and correction. All commanding officers and others in authority in the naval service are required to show in themselves a good example of virtue, honor, patriotism, and subordination; to be vigilant In Inspecting the conduct of all persons who are placed under their command; to guard against and suppress all dissolute and Immoral practices...
Page 269 - RESTRAINING CLIENTS FROM IMPROPRIETIES. A lawyer should use his best efforts to restrain and to prevent his clients from doing those things which the lawyer himself ought not to do, particularly with reference to their conduct towards Courts, judicial officers, jurors, witnesses and suitors. If a client persists in such wrongdoing the lawyer should terminate their relation.
Page 269 - The conduct of the lawyer before the court and with other lawyers should be characterized by candor and fairness. It is not candid or fair for the lawyer knowingly to misquote the contents of a paper, the testimony of a witness, the language or the argument of opposing counsel, or the language of a decision or a textbook; or with knowledge of its invalidity, to cite as authority a decision that has been overruled, or a statute that has been repealed; or in argument to assert as a fact that which...
Page 268 - It is the duty of a lawyer at the time of retainer to disclose to the client all the circumstances of his relations to the parties, and any interest in or connection with the controversy, which might influence the client in the selection of counsel.
Page 269 - entire devotion to the interest of the client, warm zeal in the maintenance and defense of his rights and the exertion of his utmost learning and ability," to the end that nothing be taken or be withheld from him, save by the rules of law, legally applied. No fear of judicial disfavor or public unpopularity should restrain him from the full discharge of his duty.

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