[Title 28 CFR D]
[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 D - Office of the Solicitor General]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
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Subpart D--Office of the Solicitor General
Sec. 0.20 General functions.
The following-described matters are assigned to, and shall be
conducted, handled, or supervised by, the Solicitor General, in
consultation with each agency or official concerned:
(a) Conducting, or assigning and supervising, all Supreme Court
cases, including appeals, petitions for and in opposition to certiorari,
briefs and arguments, and, in accordance with Sec. 0.163, settlement
(b) Determining whether, and to what extent, appeals will be taken
by the Government to all appellate courts (including petitions for
rehearing en banc and petitions to such courts for the issuance of
extraordinary writs) and, in accordance with Sec. 0.163, advising on the
approval of settlements of cases in which he had determined that an
appeal would be taken.
(c) Determining whether a brief amicus curiae will be filed by the
Government, or whether the Government will intervene, in any appellate
(d) Assisting the Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General and
the Associate Attorney General in the development of broad Department
[Order No. 423-69, 34 FR 20388, Dec. 31, 1969, as amended by Order No.
445-70, 35 FR 19397, Dec. 23, 1970; Order No. 960-81, 46 FR 52341, Oct.
Sec. 0.21 Authorizing intervention by the Government in certain cases.
The Solicitor General may in consultation with each agency or
official concerned, authorize intervention by the Government in cases
involving the constitutionality of acts of Congress.