A Digest of Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army: With Notes
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 606 pages
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Page 32 - Who presents or causes to be presented to any person in the civil or military service thereof, for approval or payment, any claim against the United States, or any officer thereof, knowing such clnim to be false or fraudulent...
Page 21 - Any officer or soldier who, having received pay, or having been duly enlisted in the service of the United States, deserts the same, shall, in time of war, suffer death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct; and in time of peace, any punishment, excepting death, which a court-martial may direct.
Page 67 - ... well and truly try and determine, according to the evidence, the matter now before you, between the United States of America and the person to be tried. and that you will duly administer justice, without partiality, favor, or affection, according to the provisions of the rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States, and if any doubt should arise, not explained by said articles, then according "to your conscience, the best of your understanding, and the custom of war...
Page 279 - That, during the present rebellion, the President of the United States, whenever, in his judgment, the public safety may require it, is authorized to suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in any case throughout the United States, or any part thereof.
Page 32 - Who, being authorized to make or deliver any paper certifying the receipt of any property of the United States furnished or intended for the military...
Page 112 - From and after the passage of this act it shall not be lawful to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a. posse comitatus or otherwise, for the purpose of executing the laws, except in such cases and under such circumstances as such employment of said force may be expressly authorized by the Constitution or by act of Congress...
Page 21 - ... shall be liable to serve, after his return to a full-duty status, for such period as shall, with the time he may have served prior to such...
Page 482 - Statutes, which provides that "in the courts of the United States no witness shall be excluded in any action on account of color or in any civil action because he is a party to or interested in the issue tried : Provided, that in actions by or against executors, administrators or guardians in which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other as to any transaction...
Page 32 - Who enters into any agreement or conspiracy to defraud the United States by obtaining, or aiding others to obtain, the allowance or payment of any false or fraudulent claim ; or Who, for the purpose of obtaining, or aiding others to obtain, the approval, allowance, or payment of any claim against the United States...