military commission

noun

mil·​i·​tary commission
: a military court organized in time of war or suspension of the civil power to try offenses by persons (as civilians) not subject to trial by a court-martial

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“Military commission.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/military%20commission. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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