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Spanish Attorney General

The Spanish Attorney General, officially, Attorney General of the State, is the head of the Prosecution Ministry, the body with functional autonomy in the Judiciary, that has constitutionally been entrusted with the promotion of the action of the ...

Special prosecutor

In the United States, a special counsel is a lawyer appointed to investigate, and potentially prosecute, a particular case of suspected wrongdoing for which a conflict of interest exists for the usual prosecuting authority. Other jurisdictions ha ...

State Counsel (Sri Lanka)

A State Counsel is the public prosecutor in the legal system of Sri Lanka. State Counsels represent the state in criminal proceedings. They are not elected, instead are public servants as Law Officers of the Attorney Generals Department. To becom ...

Supreme People's Procuracy of Vietnam

Headed by the Prosecutor General, the Supreme Peoples Procuracy of Vietnam has functions such as acting as the prosecutor before the Peoples Courts. The Supreme Peoples Procuracy has local and military subdivisions that include the district, prov ...

Supreme People's Procuratorate

The Supreme Peoples Procuratorate also translated as the "Prosecutor Generals Office" is the highest national level agency responsible for both prosecution and investigation in the Peoples Republic of China. Hong Kong and Macau, as special admini ...

Taiwan High Prosecutors Office

The Taiwan High Prosecutors Office is located in Taipei, Taiwan. The territorial jurisdiction covers the jurisdictions of Taipei, Shilin, New Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Keelung and Yilan District Prosecutors Offices. It has branch offices in Taipe ...

United States Attorney

United States attorneys represent the United States federal government in United States district courts and United States courts of appeals. The prosecution is the legal party responsible for presenting the case against an individual suspected of ...

United States Attorney for the District of Maryland

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland is the chief federal law enforcement officer for the State of Maryland. Robert K. Hur is the United States Attorney for the District. The United States District Court for the District of Maryland has ...

United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey

The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey is the chief federal law enforcement officer in New Jersey. On January 5, 2018, Craig Carpenito was appointed U.S. Attorney pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546 by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On Apri ...

United States Attorney for the District of New York

The U.S. Attorney for the District of New York was from 1789 to 1815 the chief federal law enforcement officer in the federal judicial District of New York, which at that time was coterminous with the whole State of New York. In 1814, the Distric ...

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York

The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York is the chief federal law enforcement officer in five New York counties: Kings, Queens, Richmond, Nassau and Suffolk. The current interim U.S. Attorney is Richard Donoghue, who replac ...

United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York

The United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York is the chief federal law enforcement officer in 32 counties in the northern part of the State of New York. The current acting U.S. Attorney is Grant C. Jaquith who was named on July ...

United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York is the chief federal law enforcement officer in eight New York counties: New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess and Sullivan. The U.S. District Court for t ...

United States Attorney for the Western District of New York

The United States Attorney for the Western District of New York is the chief federal law enforcement officer in seventeen New York counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, ...

United States Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel

The Office of Special Counsel was an office of the United States Department of Justice established by provisions in the Ethics in Government Act that expired in 1999. The provisions were replaced by Department of Justice regulation 28 CFR Part 60 ...

Police prosecutor

In Australia, all States and Territories other than the Australian Capital Territory employ Police Prosecutors to work in their summary courts. These police prosecutors are almost exclusively sworn police officers who are trained to act as advoca ...

Viktor Alexander

Alexander was born in Zagreb on May 1, 1865 to a wealthy and prominent Jewish family Alexander. His father, Ljudevit Alexander, was from Gussing, Austria and his mother Leonora nee Weiss Alexander was from Veszprem, Hungary, the daughter of a wea ...

Lawrence Ang

Lawrence Ang Boon Kong is a Singaporean lawyer who was Director of the Commercial Affairs Department from 1991 to 1999. He replaced Glenn Knight after the latter came under investigation by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau. He stepped d ...

Francis Belle

Francis Belle is a Barbadian lawyer and judge who has worked as a lawyer and a judge in a number of Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean. Belle earned Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of the West Indies. From 1 ...

Beau Biden

Joseph Robinette Beau Biden III was an American politician, attorney, and officer in the Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps from Wilmington, Delaware. He was the eldest of three children from the marriage of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a ...

Glynnis Breytenbach

Glynnis Breytenbach is a former prosecutor for the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa and a Member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance. She is South Africas Shadow Minister of Justice. In this capacity, she has called for an end ...

Jose Canaveris

Juan Jose Canaveris was an Argentine jurist and politician, who served as military man, lawyer, notary, prosecutor and accountant of Buenos Aires. In 1809 he was honored by the Junta Suprema de Sevilla, for his heroic participation in the defense ...

Juan Manuel Canaveris

Juan Manuel Canaveris was an Argentine jurist and politician, who served in Buenos Aires and Montevideo as attorney, teacher and military man. He participated of the escort of honor in the funerals of Manuel Dorrego, and collaborated in the early ...

Yury Chaika

Yury Yakovlevich Chaika is a Russian lawyer. Plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North Caucasus Federal district from 22 January 2020. Prosecutor General of Russia from 2006 to 2020.

Rene-François Dumas

Rene-François Dumas, born 14 December 1753 in Jussey, in the bailiwick of Amont, was a revolutionary French lawyer and politician, regarded as a "Robespierrist", who died on 28 July 1794 at Paris. Rene-François, despite his ferocity, was born of ...

Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville

Fouquier-Tinville married his first wife, Genevieve-Dorothee Saugnier, with whom he would have five children, in 1775. He was widowed seven years later. Four months after his wifes death, he married Henriette Jeanne Gerard dArcourt, with whom he ...

Gideon Hausner

Gideon Hausner was an Israeli jurist and politician. Between 1960 and 1963, he served as Attorney General and was later elected to the Knesset and served in the cabinet. Hausner is most widely known for heading the team of prosecutors at the war ...

Ho Chio Meng

Ho Chio Meng was the first Prosecutor General of the Public Prosecutions Office of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China, having been appointed in 1999, and re-appointed in 2004 and 2009; he served until 20 Dece ...

Glenn Knight

Glenn Jeyasingam Knight is a Singaporean lawyer. He was the first Director of the Commercial Affairs Department when it was founded in 1984. He lost his post in 1991 after being convicted of corruption in a much-publicised trial. In 1998, he was ...

Frauke Kohler

Frauke Kohler is a German lawyer. She is public prosecutor at the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe, Germany. She also heads the press department and is spokesperson of Germanys Public Prosecutor General at the BGH. There she communicates the ...

Larisa Miculeț

Larisa Miculeț is a lawyer and Moldovan government official, currently holding the position of the Charge d’Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to Ireland. Previously, Mrs. Miculet held the position of Ambassador at Large at the Min ...

Gerrie Nel

Gerhard C. Gerrie Nel is a South African advocate. Until January 2017, he was a prosecutor for the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa. He is nicknamed "Bulldog" for his tenacity in the courtroom, and is regularly assigned to difficult ...

Ali Omarov

Ali Omarov was born in 10 September 1947 in the village of Gёlli now Ardenis of Agbada settlement at Amasia region of the Armenian SSR. In 1973 he graduated the correspondence department of the Faculty of Law of the Azerbaijan State University. I ...

General Prosecutors of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Khalil Bey Khasmammadov 22 December 1919 – 1 April 1920 Fatali Khan Khoyski 17 June 1918 – 7 December 1918 Teymur Bey Makinski 26 December 1918 – 14 March 1919 Khalil Bey Khasmammadov 28 May 1918 – 17 June 1918 Aslan Bey Safikurdski 14 March 1919 ...

Albert Redhead

Redhead received a bachelor of laws degree from the University of London in 1971 and in 1972 was called to the bar of England and Wales by the Middle Temple. In 1974, Redhead moved to Saint Kitts and Nevis, where he began working as a Crown Couns ...

Aida Salyanova

Aida Salyanova is a deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh, Prosecutor General of Kyrgyzstan, Minister of Justice, and State Counselor of Justice Class 3. She is married and has a son and two daughters.

John H. Stamler

John Harry Stamler was the Union County, New Jersey, prosecutor from 1977 until his death. He was New Jersey’s first three-term County Prosecutor, appointed by a Democratic Governor and reappointed twice by a Republican Governor. He was the direc ...

Keith Thom

Keith Thom is a Guyanese lawyer who has been a judge in Antigua and Barbuda and on the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Thom earned a bachelor of law degree at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. He worked in a private legal practice i ...

Howard Wetston

Howard I. Wetston, is a Canadian Senator and retired public servant and lawyer who was formerly the Chairperson of the Ontario Securities Commission from 2010 to 2015. Prior to the OSC, Wetson was the chair and CEO of the Ontario Energy Board and ...

List of U.S. criminal justice academics

Persons notable for accomplishments in the field of criminal justice August Vollmer – leading figure in the development of the field of criminal justice in the United States in the early 20th century; first police chief of Berkeley, California Fr ...

Ivana Bacik

Ivana Catherine Bacik is an Irish Labour Party politician who has served as Leader of the Labour Party in the Seanad since May 2011 and a Senator for the University of Dublin since July 2007. She previously served as Deputy Leader of Seanad Eirea ...

Michael T. Cahill

Raised in the Pompton Plains section of Pequannock Township, New Jersey, Cahill graduated from Pequannock Township High School. Cahill received a B.A. with distinction in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University in 1993. He received his ...

Milton Cairoli

Milton Cairoli is a Uruguayan lawyer and former judge. From 1993 to 2003 he was a member of the Supreme Court of Justice, presiding over it in 1997 and 2001.

Alfonso de Castro

Alfonso de Castro, known also as Alphonsus a Castro, was a Franciscan theologian and jurist. He belongs to the group of theologian-jurists known as the School of Salamanca.

Donna Coker

Donna Coker is a law professor at the University of Miami School of Law. She completed her juris doctor at Stanford Law School in 1991 and has previously taught domestic violence law at Stanford Law School and Santa Clara School of Law. She is an ...

Karl Engisch

Karl Engisch was a German jurist and a Philosopher of Law. He was described by Hans Joachim Hirsch as one of the "outstanding theorists of criminal justice of the century".

Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach

Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach was a German legal scholar. His major achievement was a reform of the Bavarian penal code which led to the abolition of torture and became a model for several other countries. He is also well-known for his ...

Yaron Gottlieb (lawyer)

Yaron Gottlieb is a French-Israeli lawyer who has expertise in maritime piracy, and has done extensive work for Interpol and the UN. He has been quoted in numerous law reviews, including Penn State, and Harvard. He has also written for and been q ...

Gunther Jakobs

In German Geschriebenes Recht und wirkliches Recht beim Schwangerschaftsabbruc h, Bochum 1994 ISBN 3-927855-68-5 Staatliche Strafe – Bedeutung und Zweck, Paderborn/Munchen/Wien/Zurich 2004 ISBN 3-506-71328-0 Studien zum fahrlassigen Erfolgsdelikt ...

Sanford Kadish

Sanford "Sandy" H. Kadish was an American criminal law scholar and theorist. He was well known for his scholarship in criminology and criminal law theory, and for being one of the drafters of the American Model Penal Code.