The Administration of Justice Under Military and Martial Law: As Applicable to the Army, Navy, Marines, and Auxiliary Forces

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J. Murray, 1874 - Military law - 411 pages
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Page 4 - By pretext whereof some of your Majesty's subjects have been by some of the said commissioners put to death, when and where, if by the laws and statutes of the land they had deserved death, by the same laws and statutes also they might and by no other ought to have been judged and executed.
Page 4 - ... of justice have unjustly refused or forborne to proceed against such offenders according to the same laws and statutes, upon pretence that the said offenders were punishable only by martial law...
Page 192 - And whereas no man can be forejudged of life or limb, or subjected in time of peace to any kind of punishment within this realm, by martial law, or in any other manner than by the judgment of his peers and according to the known and established laws of this realm...
Page 189 - Evangelists before the court (and the Judge Advocate or his deputy shall, and are hereby respectively authorized to, administer the same) in these words, that is to say : You shall well and truly try and determine according to your evidence the matter now before you between our sovereign lord and lady the king and queen's Majesties and the prisoner to be tried. So help you God.
Page 3 - Charter and the law of the land; and by the said Great Charter and other the laws and statutes of this your realm, no man ought to be adjudged to death but by the laws established in this your realm, either by the customs of the same realm, or by acts of parliament...
Page 192 - Majesty and this present Parliament, that a body of forces should be continued for the safety of the United Kingdom, and the defence of the possessions of Her Majesty's Crown, and that the whole number of such forces should consist of one hundred and.
Page 266 - ... direct that the offender shall be kept in solitary confinement for any portion or portions of such imprisonment, or of such imprisonment with hard labour, not exceeding one month at any one time, and not exceeding three months in any one year, as to the court in its discretion shall seem meet.
Page 3 - ... be adjudged to death but by the laws established in this your realm, either by the customs of the same realm, or by acts of parliament : And whereas no offender of what kind soever is exempted from the proceedings to be used, and punishments to be inflicted by the laws and statutes of this your realm...
Page 239 - All officers and soldiers are to behave themselves orderly in quarters and on the march; and whoever...
Page 260 - All crimes not capital, and all disorders and neglects, which officers and soldiers may be guilty of, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, though not mentioned in the foregoing articles of war, are to be taken cognizance of by a general, or a regimental, garrison, or field officers' court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and punished at the discretion of such court.

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