A government attorney in the United States is one that is employed by government agencies and instrumentalities of the United States that are involved in legal matters. An example of these government agencies is the Department of Justice that handles criminal cases, among others. Government attorneys cannot be privately retained and usually handle cases involving the public interest, like criminal cases and cases with the government of the United States as one of the parties. The chief attorney of the United States government is the Attorney General, the head of the United States Department of Justice. He is a political appointee that serves the government at the discretion of the President of the United States of America. The functions of government attorneys are determined by law. The respective legal statutes that determine the existence of their offices serve as a guide to understand and determine the scope of their powers and functions. Their salary is also determined by law.
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