military commission
mil·i·tary commission n: 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

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

military commission
Historically, a body used to prosecute enemy combatants who violated the laws of war. Revamped by the Military Commissions Act of 2006.
Category: Criminal Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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