U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection
The Judiciary Act of 1789 created the Office of the Attorney General, which evolved over the years into the head of the Department of Justice and chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government. The Attorney General represents the United States in legal matters generally and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive departments of the Government. This library contains: the Attorney General's Committee on Administrative Procedure (1940-41); the Attorney General's National Committee to Study Antitrust Laws (1955); the Attorney General's Survey of Release Procedures (1939-40); the Attorney General Annual Reports (1870-2005); the Digest of the Published Opinions of the Attorney General and of the Leading Decisions of the Federal Courts with Reference to International Laws, Treaties and Kindred Subjects (1877); the Official Opinions of the Attorney General of the United States (1791-1982); and the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice (1977-1996).
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