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Authority of the Attorney General to Make Successive Designations of Interim United States Marshals

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Under 28 U S.C. § 562, the Attorney General may make two or more successive designations of a person to serve as interim United States marshal in a judicial district where the marshal’s office is vacant.

After the expiration of an initial designation of a United States marshal under 28 U.S.C. § 562, the Attorney General may authorize a person to act as marshal under 28 U.S.C. §§ 509, 510.

Updated July 9, 2014