law officer

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: officer - an officer of the lawlaw officer - an officer of the law    
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
attorney general - the chief law officer of a country or state
border patrolman - someone who patrols the borders of a country
constable - a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
deputy, deputy sheriff - someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
flatfoot, patrolman - a policeman who patrols a given region
gaoler, jailer, jailor, prison guard, screw, turnkey - someone who guards prisoners
police lieutenant, lieutenant - an officer in a police force
marshal, marshall - a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
military policeman, MP - a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
narc, narcotics agent, nark - a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
police sergeant, sergeant - a lawman with the rank of sergeant
sheriff - the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
solicitor general - a law officer appointed to assist an attorney general
Ranger, Texas Ranger - a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
warden - the chief official in charge of a prison
warder - a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners
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'Currently, the salary of the prosecutors - who are appointed in the Grades-17, 18 and 19 - is around Rs80,000 per month', another frustrated law officer said.
The law officer while telling the court about the details of case said that Shafiqa Bibi and her five children were killed in robbery case in the area of Nawan Kot at Lahore in 1996.
A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Mamoonur Rasheed put off the petition filed by Javed Iqbal Jafree after a federal law officer submitted comments on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the cabinet division.
Justice Shahid Karim also told the law officer representing the government to also decide the most notorious Punjab Saaf Pani Company's future.
The petition filed by advocate Amit Sahni seeks compliance of Section 6 of Delhi Prison Act, 2000 which mandates that there shall be a Law Officer for every jail.
On the other hand, Rangers law officer fought for Dr Hussain s indictment and presented evidences in the court.
ATTORNEY General Mukul Rohatgi, Modi government's senior-most law officer, raised eyebrows in the Supreme Court on Friday when he represented a private party and that too four-star Bar owners of Kerala in their appeal against Kerala HC order upholding state government's liquor policy confining bar licences only to five star hotels.
Defending the appointment, the government's law officer argued that the office of the chairperson was not a public office but a sort of focal person.
reprimand, or admonish such court or any member, law officer, or
Lyell became the government's most senior law officer under PM John Major.
Mr Hesford told BBC Radio 4's The World At One: "The Attorney General is the senior law officer, she is the chief adviser on legal matters to the Government and as a matter of principle I just think it is wrong that someone who has the honour of serving in that office should remain, considering the circumstances of what happened yesterday." Mr Hesford said: "If you have the honour to serve you also have the principles to uphold that if things go wrong, you don't stay in a position that could possibly make your job harder, or embarrass the Government which you serve."

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