United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Legal Definition of United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

: the highest military court presided over by civilian judges and reviewing decisions of lower military courts on criminal matters

Note: This court was formerly called the United States Court of Military Appeals.

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“United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/United%20States%20Court%20of%20Appeals%20for%20the%20Armed%20Forces. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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