Member Spotlight Found in WWII JAG Case Files,... The National Archives WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Navy Location: WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - NavyKanzo Kawachi, 1945 (144575)Page 12
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No jurisdiction over POWs

The accused [Kanzo Kawachi] ... made a plea to the jurisdiction of the comission on the ground that Proclamation No. 4 of the Military Government of Guam of which the commission may take judicial notice expressly states that the military commission does not have jurisdiction over prisoners of war.

No jurisdiction over POWs
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