Judge Advocates in Vietnam: Army Lawyers in Southeast Asia, 1959-1975

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DIANE Publishing, 2003 - Judge advocates - 159 pages
A comprehensive study of the work and individual experiences of judge advocates in the Vietnam war, not only in headquarters units but also in combat organizations such as II Field Force, the 1st Cavalry Division, and the 25th Infantry Division.

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Page 121 - The Armed Forces of the United States will comply with the law of war in the conduct of military operations and related activities in armed conflict however such conflicts are characterized.
Page 107 - Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Vietnam formally signed the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam.
Page 50 - If counsel having such qualifications cannot be obtained, the court may be convened and the trial held but the convening authority shall make a detailed written statement, to be appended to the record, stating why counsel with such qualifications could not be...
Page 77 - Michael Bilton and Kevin Sim, Four Hours in My Lai (New "York: Viking, 1992), p.
Page 130 - William A. Hudson, Jr., The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of My Lai: A Time to Inculcate the Lessons, 139 MIL.
Page 67 - Preliminary inquiry. He will make, or cause to be made, a preliminary inquiry into the charges or the suspected offenses sufficient to enable him to make an intelligent disposition of them. This inquiry is usually informal. It may be conducted by the commander or by a member of his command. It may consist only of an examination of the charges and the summary of expected evidence which accompanies them; in other cases...
Page 123 - No. IV Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and Annex Thereto Embodying Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, 18 October 1907, 36 Stat.
Page 8 - It has not been disputed by the Parties that asylum may be granted on humanitarian grounds in order to protect political offenders against the violent and disorderly action of irresponsible sections of the population.
Page 34 - It is the responsibility of all military personnel having knowledge or receiving a report of an incident or of an act thought to be a war crime to make such incident known to his commanding officer as soon as practicable. Personnel performing investigative, intelligence, police, photographic, grave registration, or medical functions, as well as those in contact with the enemy, will, in the normal course of their duty, make every effort to detect the commission of war crimes and will report the essential...
Page 135 - Commissioning Opportunities for Women All commissioning sources available to men are available to women. Judge Advocate General's Corps For information concerning career opportunities as a lawyer, military and civilian, write to the Personnel, Plans, and Training Office, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Army, HQDA (DAJA-PT), Washington, DC 20310-2206. Phone, 703-6951353.

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