general court-martial

noun

Legal Definition of general court-martial

: a court-martial consisting of a military judge and usually at least five members and having authority to impose a sentence of dishonorable discharge or death — compare special court-martial, summary court-martial

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“General court-martial.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/general%20court-martial. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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