Accession Number:

AD1000746

Title:

Report of the Military Justice Review Group. Part I: UCMJ Recommendations

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Military Justice Review Group Arlington United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-12-22

Pagination or Media Count:

1302.0

Abstract:

The Uniform Code of Military Justice UCMJ provides the statutory framework for the military justice system. In this Report, the Military Justice Review Group MJRG provides individual analysis of every article of the UCMJ, including summaries of the current statutes, historical background, current practice, and comparisons to applicable rules and procedures in federal civilian practice. The Report proposes substantive additions to the UCMJ through 37 new articles and substantive statutory amendments to 68 articles. The Report includes consolidated draft legislation incorporating all proposed changes. This summary briefly describes the background of the MJRG and highlights the primary recommendations in the Report.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE