Judge Advocate Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Judge Advocate, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Judge Advocate?

They are the officer in US army, navy or US Air force who are also the prosecutors or attornies for all those officers in court martials. They are legal advisors to the prisoners or accused officers and trained legally for the purpose of advising or prosecuting the case, protecting them from undue questioning, the answering to which in the court may prove them guilty.