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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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Military courts and military tribunals have vast background throughout the history of USA.
On Saturday, leading Lebanese newspapers that reported the latest developments, raised serious doubts about the Military Tribunal's verdicts, insisting that judges were engaged in political trials, not necessarily applying the law in an impartial way.
Tomaz Jardim has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the series of military tribunals held on war crimes and crimes against humanity within the American controlled sector of occupied Germany in the wake of the first Nuremberg Trial.
But human rights groups have slammed the use of military tribunals as opposed to civilian courts.
But then it authorizes the military tribunals to allow in secret evidence, hearsay evidence, and coerced testimony.
The military tribunal, known as the Tokyo Trial, was conducted by the Allied Powers led by Britain, the former Soviet Union and the United States.
Remarkably, the Court left open the possibility that the government might be allowed to proceed, using this amorphous and lax evidentiary standard, before a military tribunal rather than anything resembling a civilian court.
Robertson ruled that the military tribunal process violated both the Geneva Conventions and federal statutes.
The council also agreed with the view of the Attorney General Lord Goldsmith that Mr Begg would not receive a fair trial before a US military tribunal.
Two of the four - Moazzem Begg and Feroz Abbasi - have been named by Mr Bush as having to face a military tribunal. The two others are Martin Mubanga and Richard Belmar.
But there are no plans to impose a military tribunal or otherwise press US criminal charges against Muhajir, said the official.
Last November President Bush announced that Al Qaeda and Taliban prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay would be tried and sentenced by a special military tribunal operating outside the jurisdiction of U.S.

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