Definition of judge advocate in English:
A barrister who advises a court martial on points of law and sums up the case.
- He later served as a staff judge advocate in Korea.
- The reason for the decision was chiefly the judge advocate's failure to direct the jury clearly that a mistaken belief in consent would provide a defence.
- The trial judge advocate prosecuted the case with the aid of one assistant.
Definition of judge advocate in:
- US English dictionary
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