United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Sep 23, 2023
Investigative and other officials; appointment
The Attorney General may appoint officials—
to detect and prosecute crimes against the United States;
to assist in the protection of the person of the President; and 1
1So in original. The word “and” probably should not appear.
to assist in the protection of the person of the Attorney General.2
2So in original. The period probably should be “; and”.
to conduct such other investigations regarding official matters under the control of the Department of Justice and the Department of State as may be directed by the Attorney General.
This section does not limit the authority of departments and agencies to investigate crimes against the United States when investigative jurisdiction has been assigned by law to such departments and agencies.
cite as: 28 USC 533