Mississippi Constitution – Article 6. Judiciary – Prosecutors

The Article on the Judiciary includes both the Attorney General and District Attorneys.

§ 173. Attorney General

There shall be an Attorney General elected at the same time and in the same manner as the Governor is elected, whose term of office shall be four years and whose compensation shall be fixed by law. The qualifications for the Attorney General shall be the same as herein prescribed for judges of the circuit and chancery courts.

§ 174. District attorneys

A district attorney for each circuit court district shall be selected in the manner provided by law, whose term of office shall be four years, whose duties shall be prescribed by law, and whose compensation shall be a fixed salary.

 

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