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A Few Good Men The movie A Few Good Men is a story about a pair of US Marines that are charged with murder They feel that their innocence prevails because their acts were committed as direct orders from their superiors and these types of orders are not disobeyed As the story unravels there are many legal issues that we have covered in our class BU11 The Legal Environment of Business In this paper I plan to go over the main legal elements which occur throughout the film Starting off with the facts of the movie case that is being presented is a criminal one Two Marines PFC Louden Downey and Lance Cpl Harold W Dawson are charged with murder conspiracy to commit murder and conduct unbecoming a Marine The reason I mentioned this fact is because they are not only on charge for the acts which they have committed but also their negligence as Marines which will be shown in the final verdict Being a criminal case they need a defense attorney someone who will represent them and prove beyond a reasonable doubt their innocence Lt JG Daniel Kaffee Tom Cruise is assigned this role One main factor that needs consideration is the fact that this trial is a military one Most of the same rules apply but there are some variations For instance the judge presiding over this case is a Colonel in the military They are better known as JAGs or Judge Advocate Generals Another variation from a regular criminal trial is that the jury is composed of only military personnel That is done so the defendants have a jury of their peers Code Red means nothing to any civilian that hears it but to a Marine station in Get-go or Guantanamo Bay as we know it it is an unofficial hazing ritual that teaches new recruits how to pick up their slack This command is usually given by a
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