An official website of the united states government skip navigation duties & functions of the us department of the treasury inspector general sites office. The attorney general of the united states is nominated by the president and confirmed by congressional vote education requirements the first step toward becoming an attorney general is a law degree, which is three years of specialized education beyond the bachelor's degree. Welcome to the united states postal service law department home page staffed with over 200 career attorneys in offices across the country, the law department provides top-quality, in-house legal representation to the united states postal service, an independent establishment of the executive branch. Attorney general-duties and powers george coppolo, chief attorney or committee of any state or of the united states to obtain the establishment and. While the attorney general acts independently of the governor, the governor or a state agency may request the attorney general to undertake specific criminal investigations and prosecutions the legal functions of the department of law are divided primarily into four major divisions: appeals and opinions, state counsel, criminal, and public.
Powers and duties of the state attorney-general in and the attorney-general of the united states supervises and controls prosecutions law functions of the. This google™ translation feature is provided for informational purposes only the office of the attorney general is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool please consult with a. About us history of the office of the illinois attorney general no statutory enactment assigning the attorney general's advisory functions to another officer.
The attorney general shall accept, and federal departments and agencies, including the united states secret service, the internal revenue service, the resolution trust corporation, and the appropriate federal banking agency, may provide, without reimbursement, the services of attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and other employees of any. The united states attorneys, under the direction and supervision of the attorney general, represent the federal government in courtrooms across the entire nation there are currently 93 us attorneys based throughout the united states, puerto rico, the virgin islands, guam, and the northern. Find your state's consumer protection office an official website of the united states government state attorneys general state consumer protection offices. (1) if control is required by united states obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on october 27, 1970, the attorney general shall issue an order controlling such drug under the schedule he deems most appropriate to carry out such obligations, without regard to the findings required by subsection (a) of.
The attorney general is in charge of supervising united states attorneys and marshals in their respective judicial districts while attorneys are responsible for prosecuting offenses against the united states and prosecuting or defending in proceedings in which the united states requires representation, marshals issue orders and processes under. The attorney general ken paxton is the state of texas's chief legal officer as provided by the texas constitution and statutes, the main responsibilities of the office of attorney general are: defending the state of texas and its duly enacted laws by providing legal representation to the state. The united states marshals service, judicial security division (jsd), is committed to the protection of the judicial process by ensuring the safe and secure conduct of judicial proceedings, and protecting federal judges, jurors, and other members of the federal judiciary protecting court officials.
Attorney general - attorney general charitable trust the charitable trust section functions for michigan citizens as a repository of financial and other information about charities they may want to support. In general, the attorneys serve in order to further the interests of the united states via its three statutory responsibilities: the prosecution of criminal cases brought by the federal government the prosecution and defense of civil cases in which the united states is a party and the collection of debts owed the federal government which. The united states district court attorney information general attorney information attorney status last name: exact match.
Fourth periodic report of the united states of america to the united nations committee on human rights concerning the international covenant on civil and political rights. Search office of the attorney general search the current agency with a keyword filtered topic search operation donate with honor attorney general jepsen joins more than 50 attorneys general, the federal trade commission, the wise giving alliance and private sector partners to announce operation donate with honor. The attorney general is the chief legal adviser for the governor, as well as for all state agencies, boards, and commissions the office represents the state of georgia in all civil cases before any court and in all cases before the supreme court of the united states. Steve marshall became the 48th attorney general of alabama on february 10, 2017 he is a native of atmore and graduated from the university of north carolina at chapel hill in 1987 and the university of alabama school of law in 1990.