Written by attorney Scott Beimer

Types of Courts-Martial in the U.S. Military

Many are familiar with the term "court-martial" and understand that this refers to the US Military's criminal justice system. However, few are aware that different types of court-martial exist and even fewer understand the differences in forum. This guide defines the three different courts-martial.

Additional resources provided by the author

Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) Rules for Court-Martial (RCM) Manual for Courts-Martial (2016, ed.)

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