attorney general

(redirected from attorneys general)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to attorneys general: State Attorneys General
  • noun

Words related to attorney general

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

References in periodicals archive ?
The objections filed by the attorneys general note that several of the airlines recently ran newspaper ads offering discounts of even more than 10 percent.
Abrams, who also served as President of the National Association of Attorneys General, Executive Chair of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's Transition Committee and honorary Co-Chair of Attorney General Schneiderman's Transition Committee.
We, the undersigned Attorneys General, write to express our concern about recent DEA actions with respect to prescription pain medication policy end to request a joint meeting with you .
The attorneys general cited a June study from Dartmouth Medical School that claimed 10-to-14-year-olds who watched movies with a lot of smoking were more likely to smoke than those who viewed less on-screen puffing.
In mid June, 49 attorneys general filed a friend-of-the-court brief arguing for a reversal of the 9th Circuit's ruling in Newdow v.
Attorneys General serve as the head of their state's department of law and advise state agencies on all legal matters.
As lawyers and advisors to other State office holders, the Attorneys General play a critical role in our nation's homeland security and in the national emergency response plan," Cox said.
State attorneys general rejected that demand for blanket immunity and put forward suggestions that would allow smokers to file suits but limit the amount of money they could win.
NYSE: FDC), today announced that it has entered into a joint effort with State Attorneys General to combat consumer fraud.
Attorney General Cox, who recently assumed the chairmanship of the National Association of Attorneys General Homeland Security Committee, established the position in order to directly address homeland security issues within the Office of the Attorney General.
But attorneys general from about 25 states, as well as the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission, agreed to pursue the case further, said George Weber, a Massachusetts assistant attorney general.
Motley Rice attorneys gained global recognition for their pioneering work on behalf of asbestos victims, the State Attorneys General in their landmark litigation against Big Tobacco, and the 9/11 families in their groundbreaking lawsuit against terrorist financiers.
June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced today his appointment to serve as Chairman of the National Association of Attorneys General Homeland Security Committee.
But the two attorneys general declared their intention to charge Deri, the head of the religious Shas party, with fraud, extortion and obstruction of justice, confirming the allegations originally made by Israeli television that he had pushed for the appointment of Bar-On to secure an attorney general who would extricate Deri from an ongoing corruption trial.
Such statements may include, without limitation, discussions concerning the matters raised in the complaint filed by the New York Attorney General's Office stating a claim for, among other things, fraud and violations of New York State antitrust and securities laws, the complaint filed by the Connecticut Attorney General and numerous other investigations being conducted by other state attorneys general and state superintendents or commissioners of insurance, elimination of market services agreements ("MSA"), the new business model of Marsh Inc.