United States Attorney General

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n United States 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:

MacVeagh became one of the leaders of the American bar and was at one time attorney-general of the United States.
"My Memories of Eighty Years" by Chauncey M. Depew
General Buncombe was shipped out to Nevada in the invoice of Territorial officers, to be United States Attorney.
"Roughing It" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
General Buncombe was shipped out to Nevada in the invoice of Territorial officers, to be United States Attorney.
"Roughing It, Part 4." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Report of the Attorney-General of the United States on that letter, dated 22d March, 1852.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents," by James D. Richardson
Cesar A. Rodney, Attorney General of the United States; Hon.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Burr had been Attorney-General of New York State and also United States Senator.
"Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
John W. Griggs, of New Jersey, Attorney-General of the United States; and Hon.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
In a report to Congress in 1919, the Attorney-General of the United States stated that there were 416 radical newspapers in America.
"The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
Charles J. Bonaparte, Attorney General of the United States, under President Roosevelt.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
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
Meese served as the 75th Attorney General of the United States from February 1985 to August 1988.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
To Edmund Randolph, Washington offered the responsible position of attorney-general of the United States.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
In 1817 he was appointed Attorney-General of the United States and lived in Washington twelve years.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
Amos T. Akerman has been similarly honored, as Attorney General of the United States.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
He had been Attorney-General of Maryland, and in 1831 had been appointed Attorney-General of the United States.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865" by Various
G. W. Wickersham, former Attorney-General of the United States.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
The first chief justice of the United States was John Jay, of New York, while Edmund Randolph, of Virginia, was made attorney-general.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
In 1857 he entered President Buchanan's cabinet as attorney-general of the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Late Attorney General of the United States.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
Attorney-General, of United States, 338.
"Government in the United States" by James Wilford Garner
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In news:

Misadvised by a frustrated and panic-stricken attorney general, a president of the United States has just assumed what amounts to dictatorial power to jail or execute aliens.
The following is a transcript from US Attorney General John Ashcroft's announcement Monday in Moscow, Russia, of the capture of a suspected al Qaeda operative who allegedly was planning to explode a " dirty bomb " in the United States.
The United States of America has a black President whose chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General Eric Holder, is also black.
Attorney General Kamala D Harris (right) has announced the outcomes of two cases investigated by her office's eCrime Unit in which defendants "skimmed" credit card information of Chase Bank customers across the state.
He's a former United States senator and attorney general for our state.
In this telephone conversation, the president orders Kleindeinst, the deputy attorney general of the United States, to not file a sensitive legal brief.
Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to law enforecment officials from the United States and Canada at the Crowne Plaza in Lake Placid Sept 14.
According to an agreement signed in 2010 with the State Attorney General, United can begin decreasing its service.
HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), has petitioned 12 state Attorneys General to investigate the deceptive fundraising practices of the animal rights group Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
Joseph Morris, former Assistant Attorney General of the United States discusses our First Amendment rights amid the Chick-fil-A controversy.
Justice Department on Tuesday accused elements of the Iranian government of being involved in a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, and Attorney General.
The FBI will undergo a wholesale reorganization to better cope with threats against the United States, Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller announced.
Senator Arlen Specter , center, questioning Attorney General Alberto R Gonzales in April 2007 during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about the firing of eight United States attorneys.
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