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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''New York Attorney General''' is the chief legal officer of the State of [[New York]]. In his role as the state's chief legal counsel, the [[Attorney General|attorney general]] not only advises the executive branch of state government, but also defends actions and proceedings on behalf of the state.
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The current officeholder is [[Andrew Cuomo]].
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==Divisions==
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The attorney general's legal functions are divided into five major divisions:
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*Appeals and Opinions
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*State Counsel
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*Criminal Justice
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*Economic Justice
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*Social Justice
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==Contact information==
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Office of the Attorney General<BR>
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The Capitol<BR>
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Albany, NY 12224-0341<BR>
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Toll-Free:1-800-771-7755
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==See also==
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*[[Andrew Cuomo|New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo]]
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*[[New York Governor]]
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*[[New York Lieutenant Governor]]
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*[[New York Secretary of State]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.oag.state.ny.us/ ''Office of the New York Attorney General'']
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*[http://www.oag.state.ny.us/our_office.html ''About the office of New York Attorney General'']
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{{State attorneys general}}
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{{New York}}
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[[Category:New York]]
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[[Category:Attorney General]]
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[[Category:State government articles]]

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The New York Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of New York. In his role as the state's chief legal counsel, the attorney general not only advises the executive branch of state government, but also defends actions and proceedings on behalf of the state.

The current officeholder is Andrew Cuomo.

Divisions

The attorney general's legal functions are divided into five major divisions:

  • Appeals and Opinions
  • State Counsel
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Justice
  • Social Justice

Contact information

Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol
Albany, NY 12224-0341
Toll-Free:1-800-771-7755

See also

External links