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the chief law officer of a country or state

the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department

the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States

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Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo officially dove into the race for state attorney general Wednesday, declaring he will fight for working families throughout the state, and acknowledging his underdog status against Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown.
The next attorney general of California can help lead the fight for people and families across this state who need a champion as they struggle to make a living, pay for health care and secure their retirement,'' Delgadillo said.
The attorney general has demurred, apparently because he believes a 1987 California law grants the tobacco industry sweeping immunity from lawsuits.
But should the attorney general reverse himself and decide to sue, the potential benefits to the taxpayers would be even greater.
Abrams who served as New York State's highest law enforcement official for thirteen years, has also served as President of the National Association of Attorney Generals, heading its committees on Environmental Protection, Anti-trust, and Civil Rights.
Mark Isaacson further stated, "The announcement of the strategic alliance with Bechtel, the world's largest project manager, coupled with the acceptance of Robert Abrams, one of the most distinguished Attorney Generals in our history, underscore all our joint commitment to Powerline Telecommunication technology and the applications that will follow.
During Pine's two terms as Attorney General, the Department of Attorney General received numerous awards on the state and national level for their successes and achievements, including "The 1997 Elder Initiative Award" presented by the National Association of Attorney Generals.
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