military commission

  1. an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
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  • It argued in effect that jurisdiction over the offense is sufficient for trial of an accused by military commission, when the charge includes the offense of unlawful enemy belligerency.
  • Among the striking statements in the prosecutors 'messages was an assertion by one that the chief prosecutor had told his subordinates that the members of the military commission that would try the first four defendants would be' handpicked 'to ensure that all would be convicted. OpEdNews - Quicklink: Rigged Gitmo Trials Update
  • That body did not see fit to authorize trials by military commission in Indiana, but by the strongest implication prohibited them.
  • We are housed on the "leeward" side of the base -- a boat ride from the Cuban mainland where the detainees are imprisoned and the military commissions take place. Jennifer Daskal: The Pentagon Tries a New Tactic to Spin Guantanamo Coverage: Keep Journalists Away from NGOs
  • If a foreign unlawful enemy belligerent is actually tried for war crimes before a military commission, he has never enjoyed constitutional due rights under the 5th and 6th Amendments. Balkinization
  • My current projects include a detailed examination of the origin and history of military commissions and the law of belligerent occupation.
  • ** To refortify the Constitution which has been under assault from these Bushites-getting rid of unconstitutional laws, like the Military Commissions Act, and re-establishing a reasonable agreement about the checks and balances that establish the boundaries of the separation of powers. It's Got to Be Gore: Part I�� The Challenge Facing the Next President
  • In unsworn testimony (which is common for defendants in military commissions and not subject to cross-examination), Khadr apologized to Mrs. Speer and to her family for the pain he had caused. Daphne Eviatar: Judge Hides Evidence of Torture from Gitmo Jury
  • I'm not sure the Administration can afford the political blowback from implementing the military commissions system.
  • Federal court, not fundamentally flawed military commissions, is where Hicks belongs.
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