American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. judge advocate general
- law (military) Judge Advocate General
“Graham, a former military lawyer - a 'JAG' - knows whereof he speaks, as do those who point out that no one has ever escaped from any of the many 'Supermax' federal prisons scattered across the United States where the 'worst of the worst' of the remaining detainees would presumably be held.”
“I don’t know, but if it’s the latter, then maybe representation beyond the JAG is necessary.”
“If the landlord balks at a legitimate permanent change, then call the JAG office or Housing office and let them fight it for you.”
“If you suck this much as a lawyer, clearly a JAG was a better career choice for you.”
“The former, a creation of the 1988 Anti-Drug Abuse Act (and referred to as JAG grants), are federal dollars that are awarded to state governments, ostensibly for various possible initiatives, but which, according to the JPI, usually go "to law enforcement rather than prevention, drug treatment, or community services.”
“He served as a prosecutor for Judge Advocate General (better known as JAG) and then went to Iraq.”
“The so-called JAG grants are released based on a formula involving crime statistics and population.”
“It's a credit to Guthrie that after beginning his career as what NFL types would call a JAG (just another guy), he has emerged to the point that he was a member of Team USA during the World Baseball Classic.”
“Remember when this Mark Harmon-starring procedural crime drama about officers of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service premiered on CBS in fall of 2003 -- a spinoff of CBS's creaky legal drama "JAG"?”
“At least the old "JAG" crew have something to keep themselves busy.”
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