Accession Number:

ADB134001

Title:

The Army Judge Advocate General's Corps Recruiting Program: Can It Continue to Attract Quality Lawyers?

Descriptive Note:

Research rept. Aug 1987-Apr 1988

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

This research project examines the Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps Recruiting Program and whether it can continue to attract quality lawyers for service in the Judge Advocate Generals Corps. It compares the Army lawyer recruiting program with the lawyer recruiting programs of the other services. The primary focus is on whether the services can complete in the recruitment of quality lawyers, to serve on active duty, despite a declining law school population an increase in the average starting civilian salary and, ROTC policies that allow scholarship students, who are also law school graduates, to satisfy their obligations in the U.S. Army Reserve. In addition, this research project looks at the development of the Army JAGC recruiting program, how the other services recruit lawyers, the Army minority and women lawyer recruiting program analyzes the reasons for the decline in applications for Army JAGC, and recommends solutions based on findings resulting from this analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE