Wednesday, September 25, 2013

For "good order and discipline"

Apparently, rape is treated quite differently in military courts versus civilian ones.  In the former, commanders have absolute clemency power over the accused and may pardon him (or, rather unlikely, her) in the interests of "good order and discipline." 

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/2013/09/for-good-order-and-discipline.html

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