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Federation Uniform Code of Justice

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The Federation Uniform Code of Justice was the legal basis of Starfleet court martial proceedings.

When under trial by Admiral Norah Satie in 2367, Captain Jean-Luc Picard cited Chapter Four, Article Twelve of the Uniform Code of Justice, which granted him the right to make a statement before questioning began. (TNG: "The Drumhead")

In 2370, a group of Maquis prisoners were scheduled to be tried under the Federation Code of Justice. (DS9: "The Maquis, Part II")

Although referred to as the Federation Uniform Code of Justice in the script, the word "Federation" was dropped on screen in "The Drumhead" and the word "uniform" was dropped in "The Maquis".
The similarly named "Uniform Code of Interplanetary Justice" was mentioned by James T. Kirk in the final draft script of TOS: "Mudd's Women". In that line of dialogue, Kirk referred to Harcourt Fenton Mudd's hearing, held aboard the USS Enterprise, as being "in compliance with Article Nine" of the legal document.

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