§ 1301 Name
§ 1302 Definitions
§ 1303 Persons subject to code
§ 1304 Fraudulent discharge
§ 1305 Places where applicable
§ 1306 State judge advocate
§ 1307 Custody of persons
§ 1308 Apprehension
§ 1309 Arrest
§ 1310 Accused must be informed of charges
§ 1311 Confinement
§ 1312 Report of persons held
§ 1313 Application of U.S. Manual for Courts-Martial
§ 1314 Nonjudicial punishment
§ 1315 Court-martial
§ 1316 Sentences
§ 1317 Jurisdiction
§ 1318 Who may convene a court-martial
§ 1319 Composition of court-martial
§ 1320 Military judge
§ 1321 Counsel
§ 1322 Court reporters
§ 1323 Members of court-martial
§ 1324 Pretrial procedures
§ 1325 Limitation of charges
§ 1326 Witnesses
§ 1327 Prohibited punishment
§ 1328 Limits of punishment
§ 1329 Application of forfeitures
§ 1330 Confinement
§ 1331 Record of trial
§ 1332 State judge advocate opinion
§ 1333 Reconsideration
§ 1334 Disapproval of findings in sentence
§ 1335 Approval of findings and sentence
§ 1336 Appeal
§ 1337 Approval of Governor
§ 1338 New trial
§ 1339 Restoration of rights
§ 1340 Included offenses
§ 1341 Attempts
§ 1342 Conspiracy
§ 1343 Absent without leave
§ 1344 Failure to go to place of duty
§ 1345 Missing movement
§ 1346 Disrespect to officer
§ 1347 Striking officer
§ 1348 Striking noncommissioned officer
§ 1349 Failure to obey order
§ 1350 Mutiny
§ 1351 Breaking arrest
§ 1352 Under influence of alcohol or drugs on duty
§ 1353 Sentinels
§ 1354 Feigning illness to avoid duty
§ 1355 False testimony

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 25 > Part 3 > Chapter 141

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • active state service: means all military duty performed as a member of the state military forces pursuant to this Title or the United States Code, Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Military forces: means the state military forces, as defined in section 102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72