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The Military Justice Act of 1968

H.R. 15971, commonly known as the Military Justice Act of 1968 (Pub. L. No. 90-632, 82 Stat. 1335), became law on October 24, 1968. It was the first major amendment to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (Act of June 24, 1948, ch. 625, tit. II, § 203, 62 Stat. 604, 628). The various supporting materials that are linked below — the Constitutional Rights of Military Personnel: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary; U.S. Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 260, 87th Congress, 2nd Session; and Military Justice: Joint Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary and a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, 89th Congress, 2nd Session — comprise the legislative history of Public Law 90-632.

For more information on the UCMJ Legislative History project, of which these documents are only one part, and the project sponsor, the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School Library External Link, visit the main UCMJ page.

 

 
OCLC Number
The Military Justice Act of 1968      The Background of the Uniform Code of Military Justice  (1959) (PDF)
     (Prepared at The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army)
56773779
   
277016946
277042844
277044039
 
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