United States Strips Military Commanders of Prosecutorial Powers

United States President Joe Biden has ordered an historic change to the way serious crimes such as sexual assaults and murders that are allegedly committed by defence personnel are dealt with, transferring prosecutorial powers from commanders to an independent body called the Offices of Special Trial Counsel (OSTC). The presidential order

President Biden signed the order last week which effectively means the military will no longer be empowered to police itself when it comes to alleged serious criminal offences.

The move comes after years of criticism of the way in which the military deals with suspected crimes, the main one […]

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