New Terms & Usages 《新語・新用法紹介》


No.40 "a court of inquiry"


CNN.comの"What is a U.S. Navy Court of Inquiry?"という頁から。

A Court of Inquiry is an administrative, fact-finding panel convened to investigate serious incidents. It is not a court in the usual sense, but a formal investigative board. The Court of Inquiry has a long history in the U.S. military, dating to the 1786 Articles of War.

.... It is not a criminal proceeding and no charges are filed.


… 犯罪の審理ではなく、訴状は提出されない。

更に詳しいことは、"What is a U.S. Navy Court of Inquiry?"の頁参照。


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