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The Military Justice Act of 1982. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel of the Committee on the Judiciary and a Special Subcommittee
of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress

2nd Session, on S. 2521, to Amend Chapter 47 of Title 10, United States Code (Uniform Code of Military Justice), to Improve the Military Justice System, and for Other Purposes

September 9, 16, 1982

The subcommittee met in open session, Senator Roger W. Jepsen (chairman) presiding. On the first day of the hearings, statements were made by William H. Taft, IV (General Counsel, Department of Defense), Maj. Gen. Hugh J. Clasusen (Judge Advocate General of the Army), Maj. Gen. Thomas T. B. Bruton (Judge Advocate General of the Air Force), Rear Adm. John S. Jenkins (Judge Advocate General of the Navy), Rear Adm. Edwin Daniels (Chief Counsel of the Coast Guard), and Brig. Gen. William H. J. Tiernan (Director, Judge Advocate Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps). Five additional individuals, including the Hon. Robinson O. Everett, (Chief Judge, Court of Military Appeals), made statements on the second day of the hearings. No further action was taken on this bill. (Library of Congress Call Number KF26 .A5748 1982b; OCLC Number 277041796)

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