military commission


military commission
A tribunal for the trial and punishment of a military offense committed in time of war, for the trial of which no provision is made by statute. A commission of the state created under statutory authority to set up martial law in districts of the state in which insurrection and rioting exist, for the trial and punishment of offenders against such law in the district. 36 Am J1st Mil § 87.

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