Typescript copy of article by [James Connolly?] entitled 'Courtsmartial and Revolution' which discusses the British goverment's proposal to bring in legislation called the "Defence of the Realm Consolidation Act",
1914 Dec. 19.
|Main Creator:||Connolly, James, 1868-1916|
Connolly explains the ramifications of such an act being implemented as it gives the "military authorities power to arrest civilians and try them by Courtsmartial to inflict the death penalty or any lesser sentence". Connolly elaborates further and says that this legislation effectively "establishes Martial Law as the law of the land".
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