A Guide to Military Criminal Law
Michael J. DavidsonISBN: 1557501556;
Such pressing legal issues as sexual harassment and fraternization that face the U.S. military today make this reference essential reading for members of all the military services and for civilians with an interest in military law. The author is a formerArmy field artillery officer who has served as a military and federal prosecutor as well as a civil litigation attorney specializing in discrimination cases. For this handy guide he explains the military justice system to the layman with useful and interesting discussions of military law and procedure. He illustrates legal points with famous cases and historical events, for example, the court-martial of baseball great Jackie Robinson. Particularly helpful are the comparisons he makes between the civilianand military legal systems. The book includes an examination of nonjudicial punishment, a step-by-step description of the court-martial process, and an overview of the various constitutional and statutory rights enjoyed by those in...
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