“Attorney” in the news

Example collocations

attorney general
city attorney
defense attorney
district attorney
prosecuting attorney

Publications and example sentences

· Protesters march in Houston, paying hometown tribute to George Floyd  
Walmart is under pressure from a group of state attorneys general to improve paid time off rules for staff and prevent overcrowding in stores in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Beware the buffoon: Trump has normalised mayhem and the US is paying the price  
In William Barr, Trump has an attorney general ready to draft executive orders at will, together with legal-sounding justifications.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· William Barr, George Floyd Protests, Birdsongs: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing  
Attorney General William Barr personally ordered that peaceful protesters be cleared from a Washington park by using tear gas and flash grenades, above, on Monday.  Copy example sentence
· 6 Atlanta officers have been charged in violent tasing incident  
A 22-year-old student was left with a fractured arm and needed 20 stitches from the encounter, according to his attorney.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Attorney General Barr throws more forces at DC protests as Congress attacks his 'politicised' Justice Department  
White House acknowledges attorney general ordered law enforcement to expand perimeter around White House before president's photo op at church, but says it's unrelated  Copy example sentence
Japan Today
· Trump pushes military response as U.S. cities prepare for more protests  
In Atlanta, six officers will face charges for an incident in which two college students were removed from their car and tased, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard told a briefing.  Copy example sentence
· Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge  
The order, signed with the blessing of Attorney General William Barr, took aim in particular at a law known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects internet companies from legal liability for the content they host.  Copy example sentence