Definition of Military court
1. Noun. A judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel.
Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal
Specialized synonyms: Court-martial, Provost Court
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Court
Literary usage of Military court
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"It cannot remit a fine, or restore to an office, or reverse the judgment of the military court. Whatever effect the decision of the court may have on the ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"had been previously acquitted by a military court having complete jurisdiction to try and punish him for such offense. It is attempted to meet this view by ..."
3. The Military Laws of the United States by United States, George Breckenridge Davis (1897)
""Where the order convening a military court is in the more usual form, ... Such an adjournment does not dissolve the court, since a military court lia ..."
4. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"Every person not subject to military law who, being duly subpoenaed to appear as a witness before any military court, commission, court of inquiry, ..."
5. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis (1881)
"A military court sustained by the Army.—Words of the Constitution.—"Necessity," the reason given for the Power to create the Court. ..."
6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The jurisdiction of the general court-martial extends to every person subject to military law for any offense within the cognizance of a military court. ..."