Attorney General

Definitions

  • Mr. Denis Henry, Attorney-General for Ireland
    Mr. Denis Henry, Attorney-General for Ireland
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Attorney General the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States "the post of Attorney General was created in 1789"
    • n attorney general the chief law officer of a country or state
    • n Attorney General the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department "Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington"
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Usage

In literature:

Saurin, the Attorney-General, it is true, was strongly opposed to all concession.
"Historical and Political Essays" by William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Immediately on my return to Fredonia from the disastrous dinner, I sent for the attorney general of the state, Ferguson.
"The Plum Tree" by David Graham Phillips
The details of our proposed line of action were submitted to the German Consul-General and to the State's attorney, Mr. Olmstead.
"Bucholz and the Detectives" by Allan Pinkerton
The Attorney General passed on the form and legality of the order.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
Charles J. Bonaparte, Attorney General of the United States, under President Roosevelt.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
Why, you ought to be made Attorney-General or Lord Chancellor.
"The Master of the Shell" by Talbot Baines Reed
John Beverley Robinson, Attorney General, Upper Canada, giving an opinion to the Lt.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
Among the latter was William Morris Stewart, a Marysville lawyer, who was afterwards to become a senator and attorney-general.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
He was dismissed from office and Roger B. Taney, the Attorney-General, took the vacant place and agreed to do Jackson's bidding.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
Attorney General Noy, in the reign of James I, thought the taking of money by usury was no better than taking a man's life.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
The Attorney-General of Illinois has been requested to bring suit against this "trust" for the forfeiture of its charter.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
Her paternal grandfather was John Breckinridge, of Kentucky, once Attorney-General of the United States.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
Thinks because his skin is white and because his father was once Attorney-General of the Commonwealth that he can be a cur.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
Roger North, Attorney-General to King James the Second, occupies a position of the kind described.
"The Violin" by George Hart
R. B. Hayes appeared for plaintiff in error, and George E. Pugh, attorney-general for the State.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
ROGER NORTH, Attorney-General to James.
"Notes and Queries, Number 34, June 22, 1850" by Various
The ex-Attorney-General followed the ex-Solicitor-General to England, where he represented his case to the new Colonial Minister.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
Becoming attorney-general for Lower Canada in 1856, he was called to form the Cartier-Macdonald ministry in 1858.
"The Stamps of Canada" by Bertram Poole
Devens, Charles, Attorney-General under Hayes, 353.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
There had been a pause in the Attorney-General's speech whilst he examined, short-sightedly, the notes before him.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
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In news:

Attorney General Eric Holder has now made clear what many long suspected.
6/14 (Barnstable) The state attorney general's office is ordering the Barnstable Town Council to release complete executive session meeting minutes from a June 25th, 2011 subcommittee meeting.
The New Mexico's Attorney General's office has created a new unit aimed at addressing challenges to homicide and sexual assault convictions.
Darrell Issa, R-Calif, speaks to reporters following his meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
A Pakistani-born US citizen admitted involvement in the failed Times Square car bombing and will face terrorism and weapons of mass destruction charges, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
The National Rifle Association is behind the electronic lynching of Attorney General Eric Holder at the hands of Rep Darrell Issa's House Oversight Committee.
Gov Jack Markell is nominating the number-two man in the state attorney general's office for a Superior Court judgeship.
Meanwhile, I hope Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder don't charge me with a "hate crime" for using the word fascist with regard to their policies.
ANDREW PEYTON THOMAS Mr Thomas, an attorney in Phoenix, is a former assistant attorney general for Arizona.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbot will file an emergency stay application with the US Supreme Court to halt the implementation of federally drawn maps that Texas law makers say are legally flawed.
Attorney General's office Peter W. Abitanto, 42, Angela Lucio, 35, and Marie L Munn, 46 were all charged, according to a spokesman for the Attorney General's office.
Schneiderman is the attorney general of New York State.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff used Twitter early Friday to announce the death -- by firing squad -- of a convicted killer.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has presented the first homeowner check in connection with the state's $18.6 million settlement with the nation's largest lenders.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt presented the first homeowner check in connection with the state's $18.6 million settlement with the nation's largest lenders.
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In science:

Raja Quereshi, the attorney general, said that the former Civil Aviation Authority chairman has already given a statement to police.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
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