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The Attorney General’s Appellate Division's attorneys represent the state in both civil and criminal appeals, as well as in other specialized areas. This means they work to uphold sentences - and keep criminals in prison.
Represents the state in cases involving constitutional issues, civil rights, consumer protection, government benefits, and employment matters, as well as business regulations and cases involving torts and claims against the state.
Represents the state in criminal cases appealed to all levels of the judiciary and provides assistance to prosecuting attorneys throughout the state.
Pursues the state’s interests when inmates file actions in Federal District Court alleging their convictions violate the U.S. Constitution.
Represents the state when death row inmates return to trial courts to challenge convictions.