Attorney General Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Attorney General.

(n) Attorney General: The primary legal representative of a country, appointed by the country's ceremonial leader, who offers advice to the government on legal matters related to the constitution. They represent the country in legal cases where the government is involved or in federal prosecutions. In the United States, the Attorney General supervises federal law enforcement activities, including oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.