A Farewell Salute to the Military Nexus Doctrine

National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, pp. 361-78, 1993

13 Pages Posted: 22 Oct 2009  

Janet Walker

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Date Written: October 19, 1993

Abstract

This article compares the decision in Canada to protect the rights of courts martial defendants by establishing an independent judiciary for courts martial with the decision in the United States to adjust the allocation of cases to military or civilian tribunals on the basis of the connection between the offence and the defendant's military service.

Keywords: military tribunals, jurisdiction, judicial independence

JEL Classification: K41, K33

Suggested Citation

Walker, Janet, A Farewell Salute to the Military Nexus Doctrine (October 19, 1993). National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, pp. 361-78, 1993. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1491043

Janet Walker (Contact Author)

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School ( email )

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Canada

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