Attorney General Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attorney General, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attorney General?

(n) Attorney General is the Law officer appointed by the Constitutional head of the country, to represent the country on legal issues where the government has an interest or on instances of federal prosecutions. They also advice Government on legal issues related to the constitution. In US, Attorney General oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement activities