National Security Law Center
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School
UVA Law students can take certain courses at the neighboring Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, and JAG officers serving in Charlottesville frequently coach UVA Law students serving on trial advocacy teams and in other kinds of competitions.
Professor Thomas B. Nachbar, senior fellow with the center, is a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve, where he has, among other assignments, edited an Army handbook on the development of legal systems, trained Palestinian security forces in the West Bank and deployed to Iraq.
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