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attorney general

Translation of attorney general in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural attorney generals or , attorneys general)

  • (in US — at national level)Ministro, (masculine, feminine) de Justicia; (— at state level)Fiscal (masculine and feminine) General; (in UK)Ministro, (masculine, feminine) de Justicia, ≈ Procurador, (masculine, feminine) General de la República or Nación, ≈ Fiscal (masculine and feminine) General del Estado
    Example sentences
    • Yesterday, the Government asked the Attorney General for legal advice on the demolition of the flats.
    • Yesterday, British politics was gripped by the release of the Attorney General's legal advice.
    • With the support of the Attorney General an injunction could be sought in proceedings for public nuisance.
    Example sentences
    • We need an attorney general in charge of enforcement over in the Justice Department.
    • We are joined now in Miami by Janet Reno, the former attorney general of the United States.
    • He will be the first Hispanic attorney general of the United States.

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The 'Audiencia Nacional' is the Spanish high court for crimes affecting the national interest, e.g. drug trafficking, large-scale fraud and certain crimes committed abroad.