Accession Number:

ADA285815

Title:

Naval Justice Procedure Study Guide. Revised

Descriptive Note:

Study guide

Corporate Author:

NAVAL JUSTICE SCHOOL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

566.0

Abstract:

The term procedure is used at the Naval Justice School to refer to the rules, regulations, and laws which exist for the administration of the military justice system. The purpose of the procedure course is to enable a military lawyer to understand how a particular case moves through the military justice system from the initiation of a complaint against a service-member through the court-martial appellate review process. It is expected that, at the end of the course, the student will be able to provide professionally competent advice concerning nonpunitive measures, nonjudicial punishment, trial by court- martial, and the court-martial appellate review process. It is further expected that the student will be able to use the knowledge gained from the procedure course of instruction to function as an effective trail advocate in the military judicial system. This study guide is the primary resource for the procedure course. This text also is intended to be a convenient reference for use by Navy and Marine Corps judge advocates. As such, it provides a detailed discussion of the procedural aspects of the Uniform Code of Military Justice UCMJ, the Manual for Courts-Martial, 1984 MCM, and the Manual of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy JAGMAN. This study guide can only be considered a starting point for legal research and not a substitute for the comprehensive legal research required for the effective practice of law in the military.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Humanities and History
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE