United States Attorney

United States Attorney

A lawyer appointed by the President to represent, under the direction of the Attorney General, the federal government in civil and criminal cases in a federal judicial district. ¡ª Abbr. USA.

¡ª Also termed United States District Attorney. Cf. DISTRICT ATTORNEY. [Cases: District and Prosecuting Attorneys 6. C.J.S. District and Prosecuting Attorneys ¡ì¡ì 46¨C48.]


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