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NCJ Number: 41945 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: COMMON LAW POWERS OF STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL, REV. ED.
Author(s): P G WHEELER
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 82
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Attorneys General
Washington, DC 20001
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Assoc of Attorneys General
444 North Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT EXAMINES THE PARTICULAR POWERS THAT COURTS HAVE ATTRIBUTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL UNDER COMMON LAW AND DESCRIBES THE STATUS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S COMMON LAW POWERS IN THE 54 UNITED STATES JURISDICTIONS.
Abstract: IT ALSO REVIEWS THE STATUTORY, CONSTITUTIONAL, AND HISTORICAL BASES OF SUCH POWERS. SPECIFIC COMMON LAW POWERS ARE CLASSIFIED AND REVIEWED ACCORDING TO MAJOR STATE COURT DECISIONS. CITATIONS TO THESE CASES ARE GIVEN IN THE APPENDIX....ELW
Index Term(s): Attorney General; Common law; Investigative powers; Judicial decisions; Prosecution; State courts; State government
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