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www.ag.state.oh.us   (45 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Attorney general
In Australia the Attorney General is the chief law officer of the Crown and a member of the Cabinet.
The Attorney General is the chief law officer of the Crown.
The Attorney General for England and Wales is similarly the chief law officer of the Crown in England and Wales, and advises and represents the Crown and government departments in court.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Attorney_general   (839 words)

  
 Attorney General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Brazil the Attorney General, known as the Procurador Geral da República, is the head of the federal prosecution service, Ministério Público Federal, organ also known as the Procuradoria Geral da República, an autonomous organ in charge of criminal prosecution, the defence of minorities' interests, the environment, and the protection of constitutional values.
In the Isle of Man, Her Majesty's Attorney General is a Crown appointment and Mr Attorney sits in the Legislative Council (Isle of Man), 'ex officio'.
The Attorney General of Hong Kong, renamed Secretary for Justice after transfer of sovereignty in 1997, is the legal adviser of the Hong Kong Government and heads the Department of Justice, assisted by the Solicitor General.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Attorney_General   (1403 words)

  
 Attorney General's Office - MT Dept of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Under Montana law, the attorney general is the state's chief legal officer, chief law enforcement officer and director of the Department of Justice.
The attorney general has the authority to provide legal opinions—which carry the weight of law—to the Legislature; to state officers, boards or commissions; to city attorneys and to county commissioners and county attorneys.
Although the attorney general is the chief legal officer for the state, many legal issues and questions fall outside the jurisdiction of the Attorney General's office.
www.doj.state.mt.us /department/attorneygeneral.asp   (337 words)

  
 United States Attorney General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C. concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government.
The office of Attorney General was established by Congress in 1789.
The Attorney General is a member of the President's Cabinet, the only member who is not given the title Secretary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Attorney_General   (206 words)

  
 Attorney General's Office - MT Dept of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Under Montana law, the attorney general is the state's chief legal officer, chief law enforcement officer and director of the Department of Justice.
The attorney general has the authority to provide legal opinions—which carry the weight of law—to the Legislature; to state officers, boards or commissions; to city attorneys and to county commissioners and county attorneys.
Although the attorney general is the chief legal officer for the state, many legal issues and questions fall outside the jurisdiction of the Attorney General's office.
doj.mt.gov /department/attorneygeneral.asp   (337 words)

  
 Ministry of the Attorney General - Roles and Responsibilities of the Attorney General
One of the Attorney General's responsibilities in fostering public respect for the rule of law, is to assist the public in understanding the nature and limits of the prosecutorial function.
The Attorney General's authority, therefore, is not only to conduct litigation in cases directly affecting the government or its agencies but also to litigate cases where there is a clear matter of public interest or public rights at stake.
A key component of the Attorney General's responsibilities to ensure the administration of justice in the province is the administration of the courts and as a result the responsibility for maintaining liaison with the judiciary.
www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca /english/about/ag/agrole.asp   (1833 words)

  
 Office of the Attorney General - California Dept. of Justice
It is the duty of the Attorney General to see that the laws of the state are uniformly and adequately enforced (California Constitution, Article V, Section 13.) The Attorney General carries out responsibilities of the office through the California Department of Justice.
In addition, the Attorney General establishes and operates projects and programs to protect Californians from fraudulent, unfair, and illegal activities that victimize consumers or threaten public safety, and enforces laws that safeguard the environment and natural resources.
Under the state Constitution, the Attorney General is elected to a four-year term in the same statewide election as the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Controller, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Insurance Commissioner.
ag.ca.gov /ag   (548 words)

  
 Oregon Blue Book: Attorney General Hardy Myers
The attorney general is the chief legal officer of the state of Oregon and heads the Department of Justice and its six operating divisions.
The attorney general controls and supervises all court actions and legal proceedings in which the state of Oregon is a party or has an interest.
The attorney general gives written opinions upon any question of law in which the state or any public subdivision may have an interest when requested by the governor, any state agency official or any member of the legislature.
bluebook.state.or.us /state/executive/Attorney_General/attorneygenbio.htm   (409 words)

  
 Attorney General's Chambers - Index of Ministries - Republic of Botswana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
he Attorney General's Chambers form an extra-ministerial department headed by the Attorney General whose constitutional role is that of principal legal adviser to the Government.
In terms of the law all legal actions for and against the Government are instituted by or against the Attorney General in a representative capacity.
The Attorney General is empowered under the Constitution and the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act to direct all criminal prosecution.
www.gov.bw /government/attorney_generals_chambers.html   (766 words)

  
 CT Attorney General
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today urged major retailers, including Wal-Mart, Target, Lowe’s and Home Depot, to establish collection programs for spent, energy-saving compact florescent light bulbs because they contain small amounts of mercury and should not be discarded in regular trash.
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today sued one of the nation's largest insurance brokerage firms, Acordia, Inc., for allegedly steering consumers to selected insurers in return for millions of dollars in secret payments.
Attorney General announces a settlement and a major lawsuit involving industry-wide illegal bid rigging by companies and individuals in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) business over the course of several years.
www.ct.gov /ag/site/default.asp   (835 words)

  
 Opinions Of The Attorney General
Informal opinions are issued to local governments at the request of the attorney for the local government, who is the municipality's chief legal officer.
Opinions issued to the municipal attorney are denominated "informal" because it is ultimately the responsibility of the municipal attorney to provide advice to the local government.
Every statute cited in the opinions of the Attorney General is included in the statutory index with a list of the opinions citing that statute.
www.oag.state.ny.us /lawyers/opinions/opinion.html   (399 words)

  
 Attorney General Paul G. Summers
The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the state and represents all branches, agencies and departments.
Prior to the bench, he was elected District Attorney General for the multi- county 25th judicial district in West Tennessee.
General Summers is Chairman of the Jason Foundation, Inc., a national nonprofit foundation dedicated to the education and prevention of teenage suicide.
www.attorneygeneral.state.tn.us /pgswork.htm   (376 words)

  
 Alaska Department of Law Document Library - Opinions of the Attorney General   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Opinions may be issued by the Attorney General in response to requests by state agency officials and state legislators to help them perform their duties.
Attorney General opinions express a well-considered opinion that may or may not be agreed with by a court faced with the same issue at a later date.
Additionally, because the Attorney General’s obligation to publicly provide advice may at times collide with the Attorney General’s obligation to represent the State of Alaska as litigation counsel, the Attorney General may be required to take a litigation position at odds with a prior opinion.
www.law.state.ak.us /doclibrary/opinions_index.html   (522 words)

  
 North Carolina Department of Justice
We can provide general information to citizens, provide copies of statutes, and direct you to other agencies that may be able to assist you.
An Attorney General opinion is a written public document responding to specific legal questions at the request of state or local public officials.
In North Carolina, district attorneys are Constitutional officers directly elected by the people in the district where they serve and are not a part of the Attorney General's Office.
www.ncdoj.com /default_contactus_form.jsp?sectionid=ag&subsectionid=general   (528 words)

  
 EPIC Attorney General's Guidelines Page
Attorney General William French Smith weakened the restrictions on the FBI in 1983.
In 1989, Attorney General Dick Thornburgh amended the Guidelines again and his version remained in effect (with a minor revision relating to the authority to initiate racketeering investigations made by Attorney General Janet Reno) until May 2002.
General crimes investigations are brought for the purpose of preventing individuals from engaging in criminal activity or to prosecute crimes that have already occurred.
www.epic.org /privacy/fbi   (2505 words)

  
 The Attorney General's Ministry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Attorney General's Ministry, also called the Ministry of Justice, is the central legal department of the Government of Belize.
It is headed by the Attorney General who is of cabinet rank and has ministerial responsibility for the Judiciary, the Registrar General's Office, the Solicitor General's Office, the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel and Law Revision, the Family Court, and the International Merchant Marine (IMMARBE).
The present Attorney General is the Honourable Godfrey Smith.
www.belize.gov.bz /cabinet/g_smith/welcome.shtml   (572 words)

  
 Kentucky: Office of the Attorney General - Opinions
The Attorney General provides legal opinions to public officials to assist them in the performance of their duties.
Opinions of the Attorney General (OAGs) do not have the force of law, but they are persuasive and public officials are expected to follow them.
Opinions of the Attorney General are issued under the authority of KRS 15.025.
ag.ky.gov /civil/opinions.html   (713 words)

  
 Welcome to State of Illinois Inspector General Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The function of the Office of Executive Inspector General is to investigate allegations of wrongful acts or omissions committed within the agencies, boards, commissions or the public university system or the vendors doing business with those agencies, boards commissions or the public university system.
Specifically excluded from the office's jurisdiction are the Illinois General Assembly, any Illinois court or its judges, the offices of the Secretary of State, Auditor General, Treasurer, Attorney General, and their staff and employees.
The Inspector General or any of her appointed deputies may issue subpoenas requiring the appearance of anyone for questioning and the production of any books, records or other documents relevant to an investigation.
inspectorgeneral.il.gov /faq.htm   (1385 words)

  
 SC Attorney General's Office - Henry McMaster
By statute, the Governor, members of the General Assembly, and other public officials are entitled to legal advice from the Attorney General's Office.
An Attorney General's opinion is thus a written public document responding to a specific legal question asked by a public official.
An Attorney General's opinion attempts to resolve questions of law as the author believes a court would decide the issue.
www.scattorneygeneral.org /opinion.php   (216 words)

  
 Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon :: Jay Nixon's Biography
Nixon was first elected Attorney General on Nov. 3, 1992, on a platform of fighting crime, cleaning up government corruption, and protecting consumers and the environment.
Prior to becoming Attorney General, Nixon served as a state senator for six years where he was recognized by the Conservation Federation of Missouri for his environmental work.
Attorney General Nixon is a native of De Soto, Mo. He earned his political science and law degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1978 and 1981, respectively.
www.ago.mo.gov /nixonbio.htm   (619 words)

  
 Office of the Attorney General - California Dept. of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the duty of the Attorney General to see that the laws of the state are uniformly and adequately enforced (California Constitution, Article V, Section 13.) The Attorney General carries out responsibilities of the office through the California Department of Justice.
In addition, the Attorney General establishes and operates projects and programs to protect Californians from fraudulent, unfair, and illegal activities that victimize consumers or threaten public safety, and enforces laws that safeguard the environment and natural resources.
Under the state Constitution, the Attorney General is elected to a four-year term in the same statewide election as the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Controller, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Insurance Commissioner.
caag.state.ca.us /ag/index.htm   (548 words)

  
 Attorney General: About Us
The Attorney General is the chief civil legal officer of the State.
The Connecticut Constitution and General Statutes authorize the Attorney General to represent the interests of the people of the State of Connecticut in all civil legal matters involving the state to protect the public interest, and to serve as legal counsel to all state agencies.
The Office of the Attorney General is divided into 14 departments, each designated to represent agencies which provide particular categories of service to State residents.
www.ct.gov /ag/cwp/browse.asp?a=2175   (204 words)

  
 State of Maine Attorney General - Augusta, Maine
The mission of the Office of the Attorney General is to use the law to protect and serve the people of Maine.
The attorneys general of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont have released a report on the petroleum markets in the Northeast U.S. The report is available on the Web site of the State Center, Inc.
Space is available for private attorneys at the July 25, 2007 CLE program on signifcant cases of the U.S. and Maine Supreme Courts in the past year.
www.maine.gov /ag   (388 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Tom Corbett - Protecting Pennsylvanians
Attorney General Tom Corbett announced that agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Unit have arrested men from Butler and Armstrong counties as part of an ongoing undercover "child sex sting" investigation.
Attorney General Tom Corbett encouraged consumers to contact the Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection as soon as possible regarding problems with mortgage loans involving several Berks County businesses that recently announced bankruptcy filings. 
Attorney General Tom Corbett and other attorneys general from across the northeastern US have called on MySpace to take greater steps to improve online safety for young Internet users.
www.attorneygeneral.gov   (629 words)

  
 Missouri Attorney General's Office
Attorney General Jay Nixon and Olympic soccer star Julie Foudy urge parents to talk to their daughters about the dangers of underage drinking
The tickets were donated by two brokers as part of settlements with Nixon as the Attorney General's Office looks into the practices of ticket brokers who were offering tickets to the concert at many times their face value.
With the Attorney General were representatives of all four charities, including (from left) Gavin Steketee and Greg Smith, of the Dream Factory of Greater Kansas City; Michael Lawrence, of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City; Sheriece Moses, of the Boys and Girls Clubs; and Wendy Weber, of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
www.ago.mo.gov   (783 words)

  
 Kentucky: Office of the Attorney General - Home
Attorney General Greg Stumbo, pictured with members of the Office of Consumer Protection, announces results of his “DUMPSTER DIVING” investigation: 33 businesses in Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort and Florence using improper records disposal methods.
Attorney General Greg Stumbo announced today that his Election Fraud Hotline received a total of 38 calls with 41 issues on election day from voters between 6a.m.and 7p.m.
Attorney General Greg Stumbo announces availability of the annual Child Victims’ Trust Fund (CVTF) Grant, which provides funding locally and statewide for child sexual abuse prevention programs to educate children about this horrendous crime.
ag.ky.gov   (410 words)

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