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,
United States Senate, Eighty-Ninth Congress
January 18, 19, 25, and 26; March 1, 2, and 3, 1966
The joint hearings
took place between January 18 and March 3, 1966. Part 1 contains
statements by 32 individuals, including Hon. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Senator,
North Carolina), Rear Admiral Wilfred A. Hearn (Judge Advocate General
of the Navy), Brig. Gen. Kenneth J. Hodson (Judge Advocate General
of the Army), Hon. Jacob K. Javits (Senator, New York), Maj. Gen.
R. W. Manss (Judge Advocate General of the Air Force), Hon. Robert
E. Quinn (Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Military Appeals), and Hon.
Strom Thurmond (Senator, South Carolina). Part 2 contains Appendix
A, which includes the text, summaries, memoranda, and departmental
views of bills S. 745 – S. 762, sectional analyses of H.R.
273 (S.2906) and the proposed technical amendment to H.R. 277 (S.
2907). Appendix A also includes cases, various articles and other
materials, such as Department of Defense (DoD) directives, a side-by-side
comparison of the proposed House and Senate bills with the Uniform
Code of Military Justice, and a brief bibliography. Part 3 contains
Appendix B, which includes questionnaires — dated February
24, 1966 — from the Subcommittee to the DoD, cover letters,
and the responses from each of the military branches. (Library of
Congress Call Number KF26
.J837 1966 and OCLC Number 277044039)
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