1968 Military Justice Act

The Military Justice Act of 1968 (Pub. L. No. 90-632, 82 Stat. 1335), became law on October 24, 1968.

It was the first major amendment to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (Act of June 24, 1948, ch. 625, tit. II, § 203, 62 Stat. 604, 628).

The various supporting materials that are linked below — the 1962 Constitutional Rights of Military Personnel: Hearings, and 1966 Military Justice: Joint Hearings  — comprise the legislative history of Public Law 90-632.

1959 Report – Background of the UCMJ
1962 Senate Hearings – Constitutional Rights of Military Personnel
1966 Joint Hearings – Military Justice

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