Sentence Examples with the word judge advocate

But though the judge advocate of the fleet does not actually attend the courtsmartial very responsible duties are imposed upon him.

In 1863 he resumed the practice of law, and in April 1865 was appointed a special judge advocate by the secretary of war to investigate alleged frauds in the recruiting service in western New York.

All cases where the prisoner has pleaded guilty are examined in the admiralty, and if in any case there is any reason to think that there has been any informality or that the prisoner has not understood the effect of his plea, such case is submitted to the judge advocate of the fleet for his opinion.

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The judge advocate of the fleet is a practising barrister whose function it is to advise the admiralty on all matters connected with courts-martial.