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COURT OF INQUIRY Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. A court sometimes appointed by the crown to ascertain whether it be proper to resort to extreme measures against a person charged before a court-martial. In American law. A court constituted by authority of the articles of war, invested with the power to examine into the nature of any transaction, accusation, or imputation BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)

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