Solicitor General

May 10, 2010 by Post Team 

Solicitor GeneralSolicitor General:The Attorney General is the lawyer defending the government and so does the Attorney General of America. At this time, the U.S. Attorney General Elena Kagan is receiving the confirmation by the Senate on March 19, 2009.

The lawyer takes a legal position to represent the United States government. Although the primary function of the Attorney General why the government is to advocate in the Supreme Court, however, there are some other functions and activities of the Attorney General as amicus curiae in cases in which the federal government has an interest. Attorney General Advocates of the government’s version in all cases, regardless of the merits of each case in which the government is a party. Moreover, in cases where the government has requested an amicus curiae.

In federal courts of appeal, the Attorney General determines the cases that have not been decided in favor of the government and concludes that the cases require Supreme Court review. The range of cases covered by the attorney general also includes the decisions of federal district courts that have decided against the government and the government has the intention to appeal the decision.

As for the composition of the Attorney General’s office is concerned, the Attorney General is assisted by four deputies and assistants of seventeen. The attorney general has the government version of the most important issues and their assistants handle other cases of minor importance.

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