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Grisham v. Hagan, 361 U.S. 278 (1960)

Grisham v. Hagan

No. 58

Argued October 22, 1959

Decided January 18, 1960

361 U.S. 278

Syllabus

Article 2(11) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, providing for the trial by court-martial of "all persons serving with, employed by, or accompanying the armed forces" of the United States in foreign countries, cannot constitutionally be applied in peacetime to the trial of a civilian employee of the armed forces serving with the armed forces in a foreign country and charged with having committed a capital offense there. Reid v. Covert, 354 U. S. 1. Pp. 361 U. S. 278-280.

261 F.2d 204 reversed.


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