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judge advocate general (J.A.G.)

n. a military officer who advises the government on courts-martial and administers the conduct of courts-martial. The officers who are judge advocates and counsel assigned to the accused come from the office of the judge advocate general or appointed by it to work certain court-martials. (See: court-martial, judge advocate)

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JAG

abbreviation for JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL.
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"In the social media space, the lack of a formal policy increases the risk of uncontrollable activity," Jaggs said, "therefore to support risk management, employers should have a contingency plan, which includes insurance, in their social media policies in case things go wrong."
When police found the fashion designer's naked body in a pool of blood on her kitchen floor, Jaggs - who was also naked - stabbed himself 24 times to try to kill himself.
Jaggs is set to appear before Harrow magistrates today.
Jaggs, an Oxford undergraduate, was taken to hospital after the incident with life-threatening injuries after apparently stabbing himself.
Jaggs, son of another teacher at Harrow, was arrested while badly injured and covered in blood.
As her parents spoke of their grief it also emerged that just weeks before, Jason and Julienne had warned Jaggs to stay away from Lucy because he had become obsessed with her.
It is believed Lucy, whose father is Harrow art director, and Jaggs, son of a design teacher, knew each other but they were never in a relationship.
The artists confirmed so far are: Robert Vincent, Hannah Kewn, David John Jaggs, Esme Bridie, Dominic Brooks, TIPI and Dave O'Grady.
SPURRED on by the pain of losing their pal so young, friends of tragic Scott Jaggs have raised almost PS2,000 in his memory.
Pick up a classic Yumi Kim silk top that goes with everything; Farron Elizabeth Design's soft, drapey knits; and Nikki Jaggs belts worn by fashion icons such as Paris Hilton.
Miss Braham's father Jason made an embittered attack on Jaggs at the Old Bailey where he told the judge that the killer had "descended into the gutter".
Taxi driver Dennis Jaggs, aged 54, of Amington, said: "Every fare we pick up is talking about it.