Archive: The Judge Advocate General's Corps

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  • USAR Soldier Requests for Trial Defense Service Counsel

    Feb 11, 2016

    Until access to the online form is restored, USAR Soldiers should use the following alternate method to request Defense Counsel

  • Public Access to JAGCNet Blocked

    Feb 10, 2016

    ARCYBER has directed the blocking of numerous websites hosted by the Pentagon Headquarters Enterprise Network (HEN) for security reasons. This impacts all public JAGCNet websites and several of the links on this website are not functional.

  • U.S. Army JAG Corps

    Aug 15, 2014

  • TJAG and DCP Sends Vol 39-01 (Jun 14 - Military Spouse Employment)

    Jun 27, 2014

  • New Supplement to the 2012 MCM (Military Rules of Evidence)

    Jun 26, 2014

    On 17 June 2014, the new Supplement to the 2012 MCM (Military Rules of Evidence) was published on the Army Publishing Directorate website. The Supplement to the 2012 Edition of the Manual for Courts-Martial (MCM) is a complete revision of the Military Rules of Evidence (Mil. R. Evid.). On 15 May 2013, the President signed Executive Order 13643 implementing the 2013 Amendments to the MCM. This Exec. Order completely replaces Part III (Mil. R. Evid.) of the MCM. The Mil. R. Evid. were amended to conform to the Federal Rules of Evidence.

  • The Army Lawyer - May 2014

    Jun 26, 2014

    The May 2014 issue of the Army Lawyer is now available.

  • Administrative & Civil Law

    Jun 25, 2014

    Administrative and civil law is that body of law containing the statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions that govern the establishment, functioning, and command of military organizations as well as the duties of military organizations and installations with regard to civil authorities.

  • Claims

    Jun 25, 2014

    The Army claims program investigates, processes, adjudicates, and settles certain claims on behalf of and against the United States worldwide.

  • Contract & Fiscal Law

    Jun 25, 2014

    Contract law is the application of domestic and international law to the acquisition of goods, services, and construction.

  • International & Operational Law

    Jun 25, 2014

    International law is the application of international agreements, U.S. and foreign law, and customs related to military operations and activities. Operational law is the body of domestic, foreign, and international law that directly affects the conduct of military operations.

  • Legal Assistance

    Jun 25, 2014

    Legal assistance is the provision of personal civil legal services to Soldiers, their dependents, and other eligible personnel. The mission of the Army Legal Assistance Program is to assist those eligible for legal assistance with their personal legal affairs quickly and professionally. The program assists eligible people by meeting their needs for help and information on legal matters and resolving their personal legal problems whenever possible. The legal assistance mission ensures that Soldiers have their personal legal affairs in order before deploying.

  • About the JAGC

    Jun 25, 2014

    No matter the level of command to which assigned, judge advocates have several roles. They are counselors, advocates, and trusted advisors to commanders and Soldiers. They are Soldiers, leaders, and subject matter experts in all of the core legal disciplines. In every aspect of their professional lives, judge advocates serve the Army and the Nation with their expertise, dedication, and selflessness.

  • Military Justice

    Jun 24, 2014

    Military justice is the administration of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The purpose of military justice, as a part of military law, is "to promote justice, to assist in maintaining good order and discipline in the armed forces, to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the military establishment, and thereby to strengthen the national security of the United States" (Manual for Courts-Martial).