How do I navigate the digitized collection of Military Legal Resources?

The Military Legal Resources collection includes material from the William Winthrop Memorial Library at the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School External in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) External is the legal arm of the United States Army Externalestablished on June 14, 1775, External by General George Washington. Portions of the William Winthrop Memorial Library’s collection have been digitized and made available to the public online, including primary source materials and publications in the field of military law.

The collection is extensive and divided into three categories to best highlight the type of material available:

Please see our Index to the Collections for an overview of the material available within this collection.

The Law Library has created a five-minute video introduction to the military legal resources collection, which provides instruction and tips for working with and searching this extensive digitized collection.

Please contact us through Ask A Librarian if you have questions about this resource, or other Law Library of Congress collections.

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