United States Deputy Attorney General
|Deputy Attorney General of the United States of America|
|U.S. Department of Justice|
|Reports to||United States Attorney General|
|Appointer||President of the United States|
with advice and consent of the Senate
|Formation||May 24, 1950|
|First holder||A. Devitt Vanech|
|Salary||Executive Schedule, Level II|
The United States Deputy Attorney General is the second highest ranking official in the United States Department of Justice. The Deputy Attorney General manages the day-to-day activities of the Department of Justice. It may act as Attorney General during the absence of the Attorney General. President of the United States appoints the Deputy Attorney General with the advice and consent of the United States Senate. The Office of the Deputy Attorney General was created in 1950.
References[change | change source]
- "DOJ: JMD: MPS: Functions Manual: Attorney General". Retrieved 2009-01-25.