28 U.S.C. § 516 Conduct of Litigation Reserved to Department of Justice

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Year2023
Citation28 U.S.C. § 516

Except as otherwise authorized by law, the conduct of litigation in which the United States, an agency, or officer thereof is a party, or is interested, and securing evidence therefor, is reserved to officers of the Department of Justice, under the direction of the Attorney General.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Derivation</TD> <TD>U.S. Code</TD> <TD>Revised Statutes and <para>Statutes at Large</para> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>306</codesec></codecitation>.</TD> <TD>R.S. §361.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1263, §11, 68 Stat. 1229.</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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