ARMY - AR 27-1
Judge Advocate Legal Services
|Publication Date:||24 January 2017|
This regulation provides general information about the Judge Advocate Legal Service (JALS) and the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAGC); prescribes the composition, mission, and functions of the JALS; details responsibilities and explains policies, objectives, and procedures for the development and maintenance of the JALS; details responsibilities for the supervision, training, employment, and administration of the U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command (USARLC); provides procedures for acquiring and maintaining Army legal research resources; provides guidance for applicants for service in the JAGC; and explains and describes the administration of The Judge Advocate General's Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP).
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. It also applies to Department of the Army civilians who are involved in any matter that falls under the responsibility and authority of The Judge Advocate General, regardless of whether such person is a member of the Judge Advocate Legal Service. This publication is applicable during mobilization.