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The William Winthrop Memorial Library at the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School in Charlottesville, VA, holds extensive collections of primary source materials and publications in the field of military law. Selections from these collections are now being made accessible via the Law Library of Congress.

This collection is divided into three major research topics:

  • materials from the JAG Legal Center & School includes yearly publications and law reviews
  • historical materials divided chronologically by military engagements and includes information on war crimes
  • materials specific to military law and legislative histories, particularly of the UCMJ

See below or the individual pages for more specifics.

JAG Legal Center & School Materials

  • Annual Commandant Documents
  • JAG Legal Center Deskbooks and Other Publications
  • The Army Lawyer
  • Military Law Review
  • The Advocate
  • Judge Advocate Journal
  • Scholarly Articles, Monographs, Scrapbooks, and Theses
  • Lieber Collection (19th century personal library of BG Lieber)

Historical Materials

Organized chronologically:

  • Indian Wars
  • Civil War
  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War

U.S. Army Regulations, Manuals, Circulars, and Pamphlets

Military Law and Legislative History

  • Articles of War
  • Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • Military Justice Acts
  • Manual for Courts Martial
  • Geneva Conference
  • Court of Appeals for Armed Forces
  • Military Law Enactments
  • Military Commissions Act

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Last Updated: 02/13/2020