In Part 1, I commented on watching some of the R. v. Tompkins court-martial. One of two major takeaways was the formality of a British court-martial compared to how a U.S. court-martial is conducted. Here of some thoughts on the differences large and small (aided as always by my gawker-companion, DHS).
At the beginning of the hearing, the judge told spectators that the hearing was being conducted under the laws of England and Wales and military regulations. He specifically asked that reporters in the audience refrain from publishing the name of the complaining witness. Name privacy is practiced in the U.S. media so this is a similar practice. I have prepared tables to reflect the differences in a procedure as the most convenient way to identify differences.
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