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  • n  a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
  • n  a trial that is conducted by a military court
  • v  subject to trial by court-martial

  • The court-martial of an Army officer who refused to deploy to Iraq ends in a surprising legal stalemate.
  • An iron-jawed British court-martial convened last week in the locally celebrated case of a Sergeant-Who-Watered-The-Beer -Of -The - Officers' -Mess -At -The -Tower-Of-London .
  • The court-martial came to order in a British army hut outside Nairobi.
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  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - News On 6 Tulsa
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Austin American-Statesman
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  • Carolyn Maloney in Reuters
    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.

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