noun, U.S. Military.
a court-martial composed of one commissioned officer, authorized to try minor offenses against military law.
noun, Law. 1. a judgment, as in an action for debt, that is entered without the necessity of jury trial, based on affidavits of the creditor and debtor that convince the court that there is no arguable issue.
- Summary object interchange format
World-Wide Web, protocol (SOIF) The attribute-value pair record format which Harvest Brokers use to exchange Harvest content summaries. SOIF provides a means of bracketing collections of summary objects, allowing Harvest Brokers to retrieve SOIF content summaries for many objects in a single, efficient compressed stream. Harvest Brokers provide support for querying SOIF data using structured […]
- Summary offence
noun 1. an offence that is triable in a magistrates’ court
noun, Law. 1. a mode of trial authorized by statute to be held before a judge without the usual full hearing.