2014 Louisiana Laws
Code of Criminal Procedure
CCRP 62 - Authority of attorney general; supervision of district attorney

LA Code Crim Pro 62 What's This?

Art. 62. Authority of attorney general; supervision of district attorney

A. The attorney general shall exercise supervision over all district attorneys in the state.

B. The attorney general has authority to institute and prosecute, or to intervene in any proceeding, as he may deem necessary for the assertion or protection of the rights and interests of the state.

C. In any criminal action or proceeding involving a homicidal death, if deemed necessary for the assertion or protection of the rights and interests of the state, and in accordance with the provisions of Article IV, Section 8 of the Constitution of Louisiana, the attorney general may, with the consent of the district attorney, investigate, prosecute or intervene in the action or proceeding.

Acts 2003, No. 1223, §1.

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