Judge Advocate General
Judge Advocate General n pl Judge Advocates General: the senior legal officer and chief legal adviser in the army, navy, or air force

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

Judge Advocate General
n.
A title used by military senior legal officers.
abbrv.
JAG

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

judge advocate general
   (J.A.G.)
n.
   a military officer who advises the government on courts-martial and administers the conduct of courts-martial. The officers who are judge advocates and counsel assigned to the accused come from the office of the judge advocate general or are appointed by it to work on certain courts-martial.
   See also: court-martial, judge advocate

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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