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military tribunal

noun armed services court, armed services court of law, armed services judiciary, army tribunal, judiciary of the army, military court, military court of law, military judiciary, military trial
Associated concepts: Patriot Act

military tribunal

a tribunal that is responsible for the trial and punishment of an offence against military law. See COURT MARTIAL.
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White (37) counter this criticism by citing the long history of Military Commissions in the United States, illustrating the procedural safeguards and transparency of the Military Commissions Act of 2009, and downplaying the logistical costs cited in the previous chapter.
I have come to regard Guantanamo and the still-floundering military commissions as profound and shameful stains on America's reputation as a country that stands for freedom and justice for all.
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They agreed to establish a joint military commission to address the issue, according to a statement issued by the presidential palace.
This year, a special military commission recommended that the Pentagon lift its ban on women in combat roles.

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