Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 4 years ago

What is the difference between the US Attorney General and US Solicitor General (besides the name)?

2 Answers

  • 4 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    The US Attorney General is the cheif law enforcement officer in the US. He is in charge of interpreting and enforcing the laws of the nation.

    The Solicitor General works for the Attoenys General. He is the cheif appellate lawyer of the US. His job is to represent the United States on appeals from trials and before the Supreme Court. Your average Solicitor General can look forward to making forty arguments before the Supreme Court in his tenure.

  • MadMan
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    The Solicitor General is the lawyer that represents the US government in front of the Supreme Court. The Attorney General runs the federal prosecution system as is the government's lawyer.

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