The Federal Court System
Ciara Henihan Module 6 Lesson 1 Mastery Assignment
Court of Appeals
People in the Court System...
US Attorney: Every federal judicial district also has a US Attorney. A US Attorney is a government lawyer who prosecutes people accused of breaking federal laws. US Attorneys look into the charges and present the evidence in court. They also represent the United States in civil cases involving the government. US Attorneys and their offices are part of the Department of Justice. They receive oversight, supervisions, and administrative support services through the Justice Department
US Marshall: Every federal judicial district also has a US Marshall. They make arrests, collect fines, and take convicted people to prison. They also protect jurors, keep order in the court, and serve subpoenas ordering people to appear in court. To be a US Marshall, you must be a US citizens, be between the ages of 21 and 36, have a bachelor's degree and three years of qualifying work experience (or some combination thereof), have a valid drivers license, be in excellent physical condition, successfully complete a background investigation, and undergo a rigorous seventeen and a half week basic training program.