ABSTRACT

Rhumb Lines: Military Commissions, May 8, 2012   [open pdf - 190KB]

The key messages from this edition of "Rhumb Lines" are: "1) The military is taking steps to ensure that victims and their families who desire to observe military commission trial proceedings have the opportunity to do so. 2) A military commission is a military court of law historically used to try violations of the law of war and other offenses. 3) Individuals subject to trial by military commission have a right to counsel and are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. 4) The Navy JAG [Judge Advocate Genera] Corps is engaged in the prosecution, defense, administration and adjudication of fair, just and transparent military commission trials. "

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Date:
2012-05-08
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Public Domain
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Navy Office of Information: http://www.navy.mil/
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application/pdf
Source:
Rhumb Lines (May 8, 2012)
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