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  • Alexander Mitchell Palmer served as U.S. attorney general from 1919 to 1921. Palmer, who also served as a congressman and fed In March 1919 Wilson appointed Palmer U.S. attorney general. Though World War I was over, the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia ca
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  • Amos Tappan Akerman, born in 1819 in New Hampshire, served as attorney general of the United States from 1870 to 1872 under President <span>[[Ulys ...nted district attorney for Georgia in 1866. Four years later, he was named attorney general of the United States.
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  • Benjamin Harris Brewster was the 37th attorney general of the United States, serving from 1881 to 1885 in the administrati ...ad already been admitted to the bar. Brewster studied under a Philadelphia attorney named Eli Price.
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  • Benjamin Richard Civiletti served as U.S. attorney general from 1979 to 1981 under President <span>[[Jimmy Carter|Jimmy Carter ...istrict judge for Maryland. From 1962 to 1964, he worked as assistant U.S. attorney in Baltimore.
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  • ...erving as assistant attorney general, deputy attorney general, and finally attorney general of the United States in the 1950s and 1960s, he returned to private ...esident <span>[[Lyndon B. Johnson|Lyndon B. Johnson]]</span> appointed him attorney general, a position he held until 1969.</p>
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  • He began service to the federal government in 1877 as Attorney General under President <span>[[Rutherford B. Hayes|Rutherford B. Hayes]]</ [[Category:U.S. Attorney Generals]]
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  • Augustus Hill Garland served as attorney general of the United States from 1885 to 1889 under President <span>[[Grov ...cept the position of attorney general in President Cleveland's cabinet. As attorney general, he was frequently consulted on issues of <span>[[Constitutional La
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  • Charles Lee served as attorney general of the United States from 1795 to 1801 under presidents <span>[[Geo ...or more than a decade. He resigned in December 1795, when he was appointed attorney general of the United States by President Washington.
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  • ...nd Lincoln took William H. Herndon as a partner. Lincoln was a hardworking attorney who over the years represented railroad companies and other business entiti ...rth suffered great losses, particularly at Bull Run. A succession of Union generals failed to achieve military success. Not until General <span>[[Ulysses S. Gr
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  • Alphonso Taft served as attorney general of the United States from 1876 to 1877, under President <span>[[Uly ...heodore Roosevelt]]</span>.) Only two months later, Grant named Taft to be attorney general.
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  • ...coln]]</span> suspended the writ in 1861, when he authorized his Civil War generals to arrest anyone they thought to be dangerous. In addition, Congress suspen ...pus Act|Habeas Corpus Act]]</span> of February 5 (ch. 28, 14 Stat. 385 [28 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 2241 et seq.]). This statute gave federal courts the power
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  • ...on and nationality is set forth in [http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/uscode/8 8 U.S.C. Chapter 12].<ref>http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/Immigration</ref> Afte The attorney generals for nine states have filed a legal brief in support of Arizona's immigratio
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