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Department of Defense Rules for Military Commissions [electronic resource] : Analysis of Procedural Rules and Comparison with Proposed Legislation and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2006.
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Government document
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1 online resource (61 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Administrative law.
Constitutional law.
Due process of law.
Summary:
Compares military commissions envisioned under Military Commission Order No. 1 and general military courts-martial conducted under the Uniform Code of Military Justice; and summarizes DOD rules for military commissions, including jurisdiction, procedural safeguards for the accused, sentencing, and post-trial procedure. Reviews criticism of President Bush's Military Order of Nov. 13, 2001, pertaining to jurisdiction and rights of the accused under Constitutional and international law in connection with the war against terrorism. Summarizes Rumsfeld v. Hamdan case, and provides overview of relevant legislation. Includes comparison of regulations issued by DOD and standard procedures for general courts-martial under the Manual for Courts-Martial.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Department of Defense Rules for Military Commissions
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Restricted for use by site license.