Military laws are goverened by the federal regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Military lawyers deal with these rules to issue appropriate disciplinary actions of military personel.
Military law also has incorporated into it regualr civilan law and military attorneys take these laws as well as military code of law and ethics into consideration when defending and litigating on behalf of a client. Persons engaged in the service of the United States Armed Forces are under military laws at all times, in peace as well as war times.
Some instances of infraction that military defense lawyers may have to defend are desertion and inexscused absence, suspresnsion or revocation of clearance for security reasons, postive testing for drug use, petitioning to correct military records, malpractice suits in military circumstances, promotions and special status postions and appeals to the Court of Armed Forces.