Manual for Courts-martial

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920

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Page 418 - Every person who, having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be administered...
Page 483 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America ; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 301 - No judgment shall be set aside or new trial granted in any cause, civil or criminal, on the ground of misdirection of the jury or the improper admission or rejection of evidence, or for...
Page 99 - States, and if any doubt should arise, not explained by said articles, then, according to your conscience, the best of your understanding, and the custom of war in like cases.
Page 273 - Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice. It is of three kinds: 1. Voluntary - upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion. 2. Involuntary in the commission of an unlawful act, not amounting to a felony; or in the commission of a lawful act which might produce death, in an unlawful manner, or without due caution and circumspection; provided that this subdivision shall not apply to acts committed in the driving of a vehicle.
Page 443 - Who, being authorized to make or deliver any paper certifying the receipt of any property of the United States, furnished or intended for the military service thereof...
Page 152 - President by regulations which shall, so far as he deems practicable, apply the principles of law and the rules of evidence generally recognized in the trial of criminal cases in the United States district courts, but which shall not be contrary to or inconsistent with this code.
Page 597 - That the fees of such witness and his mileage, at the rates allowed to witnesses attending the courts of the United States, shall be duly paid or tendered said witness, such amounts to be paid out of the appropriation for the compensation of witnesses: Provided...
Page 93 - ... accused or the trial counsel for cause stated to the court. The court shall determine the relevancy and validity of challenges for cause, and shall not receive a challenge to more than one person at a time.
Page 453 - An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States" (volume 35, United States Statutes at Large, p.

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