[Title 28 CFR 0.5]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - July 1, 2002 Edition]
[Title 28 - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION]
[Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Part 0 - ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Subpart B - Office of the Attorney General]
[Sec. 0.5 - Attorney General.]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


28JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION12002-07-012002-07-01falseAttorney General.0.5Sec. 0.5JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATIONDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of the Attorney General
Sec. 0.5  Attorney General.

    The Attorney General shall:
    (a) Supervise and direct the administration and operation of the 
Department of Justice, including the offices of U.S. Attorneys and U.S. 
Marshals, which are within the Department of Justice.
    (b) Represent the United States in legal matters generally.
    (c) Furnish advice and opinions, formal and informal, on legal 
matters to the President and the Cabinet and to the heads of the 
executive departments and agencies of the Government, as provided by 
law.
    (d) Appear in person to represent the Government in the Supreme 
Court of the United States, or in any other court, in which he may deem 
it appropriate.
    (e) Designate, pursuant to Executive Orders 9788 of October 4, 1946, 
and 10254 of June 15, 1951, officers and agencies of the Department of 
Justice to act as disbursing officers for the Office of Alien Property.
    (f) Perform or supervise the performance of other duties required by 
statute or Executive order.