court-martial court-martial

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
  2. (n) a trial that is conducted by a military court
  3. (v) subject to trial by court-martial

Usage(s):

  1. The court-martial of an Army officer who refused to deploy to Iraq ends in a surprising legal stalemate.
  2. The court-martial came to order in a British army hut outside Nairobi.
  3. The court-martial testimony showed that Cox, who was 23, fought his guns bravely until the crews deserted; then, cutlass in hand, he rushed up on deck to repel the boarders.

News

  1. No decision on Hasan court-martial delay

    Update 2:20 p.m.: No decision was made Tuesday in a hearing to delay the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan because of a growing rift between the accused Fort Hood shooter and his defense attorneys.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Court Martial Of Oklahoma Soldier Turns To Airstrike Video

    The court-martial of a U.S. Army private who gave troves of classified material to the website WikiLeaks is building toward testimony about video of a deadly U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: News On 6 Tulsa

  3. Pfc. Bradley Manning's court-martial under fresh spotlight as new leak scandal unfolds

    FORT MEADE, Md. †Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's court-martial for giving hundreds of thousands of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks entered its second week Monday in a fresh spotlight cast by a brand-new leak by another low-level intelligence employee.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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Quotes

  • "If he lived in America, he would have been arrested and he would be facing criminal charges. If he was a member of our military, he would be under a court-martial. But it appears to me that Blackwater has special rules," Maloney said.
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Carolyn Maloney Source: Reuters

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