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a law officer appointed to assist an attorney general

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(10.) The Court also invited the Solicitor General's views on a motion for a stay of a judgment affecting the operation of a cooperative state-federal program in Washington State Department of Social & Health Services.
Solicitor General Jose Calida later issued a statement saying the Administrative Code of 1987 states that OSG is the 'law office of the government' and the Solicitor General is the 'principal law officer and legal defender of the government.'
The report added that among the authors of a Word document of Peter Joemel Advincula's draft affidavit were a "senior secretary of an Assistant Solicitor General" and a lawyer also working with the OSG.
The Solicitor General also carries out a number of functions in the public interest, such as considering unduly lenient sentences, and taking action when there has been a contempt of court.
The Solicitor General also presented a video interview of the fishermen who detailed their involvement in the filing of the petition.
Earlier, Solicitor General Jose Calida rejected the bid of the petitioners, the Center for International Law (CenterLaw) and the Free Legal Assistance Group, to be furnished with the documents.
The Solicitor General's office was eliminated late last year by legislation Walker signed in a lame-duck session in December called by Republican lawmakers in response to his loss to Tony Evers.
A notification issued in this regard conveyed that Jain will be appointed as the Additional Solicitor General in the Supreme Court of India with an effect from the date of the assumption of charge of the office till June 30, 2020, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Their new owner is Kyle Hawkins, who was promoted last week from assistant solicitor general to the corner office.
Solicitor General Donald Verrilli will leave his post after a five-year tenure as President Barack Obama's voice at the Supreme Court.
In the latest stage of the reshuffle, the former solicitor will now combine that role with the post of the Shadow Solicitor General.
Prior to her appointment as Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, in 2012, she served as Solicitor General and Attorney General of Sri Lanka.
Andrew Thomson - son of Solicitor General Lesley Thomson - admitted attacking his girlfriend as his mother leads a bid to stamp out domestic violence.
As the new government took over, Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran resigned besides Attorney General Vahanvati.