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That's correct.  The UCMJ does not apply to the President/Commander-in-Chief since the President/Commander-in-Chief is a civilian, not a military officer.  The Constitution was specifically crafted to insure that the country would be lead by a civilian, not the
military.

Lew
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Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:

> Unless you haven't been following the news, you should be aware that it is a court martial offense for a military officer to have an affair with an enlisted person or other subordinate. Apparently, the UCMJ does not apply to the Commander-in-Chief. Strange.
>
> Regards,
> Bill
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   Bob Shilling [SMTP:shilling(--nospam--at)emf.net]
> Sent:   Monday, February 02, 1998 10:56 AM
> To:     Lew Midlam
> Cc:     SEAOC list
> Subject:        Re: Appropriateness
>
> On Sun, 1 Feb 1998, Lew Midlam wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately,  you'd be sued for age discrimination.
>
> And rightfully so! We're not talking about child molestation here, we're
> talking about an individual dislike for "May-December" affairs, BETWEEN
> TWO CONSENTING ADULTS.
>
> > Richard Phillips wrote:
> >
> > > If a 50 year old engineer of mine was fooling around with one of our  20
> > > year old interns, I`d fire him in a second.  It wouldn`t matter how good an
> > > engineer he was.
> .    .    .   .   .  .  .  .  . . . . . ...........................
> Bob Shilling, SE             Berkeley, CA          shilling(--nospam--at)emf.net
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