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Trial of American Citizens Before Courts Established by the American Military Government in Germany
This memo explained the process afforded to American citizens tried before military courts, including the primary distinction that military courts do not provide a right to a jury trial. The memo also proposed two alternative procedures for American civilians accused of crimes abroad, including trial in German courts and American ones.
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