How to Face a Court Martial?

Answer Trials by courts martial are the primary means of resolving cases arising under laws and regulations of armed forces. This article is currently limited to discussion of courts martial arising under... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Face a Court Martial

In lui of court martial in the military can you be ins ted discharged from the military ins ted of going trough the court martial?

No. If you're up for court martial, it is the equivalent of a felony trial in the civil sector.

Do US military personnel have the same constitutional rights in a court-martial as they do in civilian court?

US military personnel DO have Constitutional rights but in many respects the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) does not parallel the civilian court system. The two are not really comparable.

What is a court martial?

It's a military court convened by the branches of the armed forces to try cases involving violation of military law, discipline, and regulations.

How to Retrieve Court-Martial Records?

The easiest way to obtain court-martial records is through the attorney that represented you if you were the party subject to court-martial proceedings. If, for whatever reason, the military record... Read More »