Department of Justice. Office of Legal Counsel. Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice. Vols. 1-32 (1977-2008) in 20 books. Washington: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Reprint W.S. Hein, 1990. Gray buckram with blue spine lettering, hardcover. Ex-library with property stamps and shelf location labels at foot of spine, else very good. Reprint Price USD 1,650. Special $695. * Selected memorandum opinions advising the President of the United States, the Attorney General and other executive officers of the federal government in relation to their official duties. The Attorney General has directed the Office of Legal Counsel to publish selected opinions for the convenience of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches of the government, and of the professional bar and the general public. The authority of the Office of Legal Counsel to render legal opinions derives from the authority of the Attorney General. Under the Judiciary Act of 1789, the Attorney General was authorized to render opinions on questions of law when requested by the President and the heads of Executive Branch departments. This authority is now codified at 28 U.S.C. ?? 511-513. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ? 510, the Attorney General has delegated to the Office of Legal Counsel responsibility for preparing the formal opinions of the Attorney General, rendering opinions and legal advice to the various Executive Branch agencies, assisting the Attorney General in the performance of his function as legal adviser to the President, and rendering opinions to the Attorney General and the heads of the various organizational units of the Department of Justice. 28 C.F.R. ? 0.25.
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