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  • Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman — (or conduct unbecoming for short) is an offense subject to court martial defined in the punitive code, Article 133, of the United States Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), enacted at 10 U.S.C. § 933. The elements are: That the… …   Wikipedia

  • trial — tri‧al [ˈtraɪəl] noun [countable] 1. LAW a legal process in which a court of law examines a case to decide whether someone is guilty of a crime: • Three former brokers were ordered to stand trial for securities fraud. 2. a process of testing a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Trial movies — is a film genre, also commonly referred to as courtroom drama. [ [http://www.afi.com/10top10/crdrama.html American Film Institute, Court Room drama top ten.] ] The American Bar Association s listIn 1989, the American Bar Association rated the… …   Wikipedia

  • Conduct Unbecoming (film) — Conduct Unbecoming Directed by Michael Anderson Starring Michael York …   Wikipedia

  • Trial — Tri al, n. [From {Try}.] 1. The act of trying or testing in any manner. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of ascertaining what can be done or effected. [1913 Webster] [I] defy thee to the trial of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trial — n. legal proceedings 1) to conduct, hold a trial 2) to bring smb. to trial; to put smb. on trial 3) to stand trial for (he stood trial for embezzlement) 4) to go to trial (the case went to trial) 5) to waive a (jury) trial (the accused waived a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Trial of Joan of Arc — The Trial of Joan of Arc, which took place before an English backed church court in Rouen, France in the first half of the year 1431 was, by general consensus, one of the most significant and moving trials ever conducted in human history. It… …   Wikipedia

  • trial — A judicial examination and determination of issues between parties to action, whether they be issues of law or of fact, before a court that has jurisdiction. Tittsworth v. Chaffin, Mo.App., 741 S.W.2d 314, 317. A judicial examination, in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Trial of Saddam Hussein — Saddam Hussein sits before an Iraqi judge at a courthouse in Baghdad, 1 July 2004. The Trial of Saddam Hussein was the trial of the deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein by the Iraqi Interim Government for crimes against humanity during his… …   Wikipedia

  • conduct — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of behaving ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ The prisoner was released early for good conduct. ▪ discreditable (BrE), disgraceful, immoral, improper …   Collocations dictionary

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