military law

noun

Legal Definition of military law

: law enforced by military rather than civil authority specifically : law prescribed by statute for the government of the armed forces and accompanying civilian employees — compare martial law

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“Military law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/military%20law. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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