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DOJ

abbr.
Department of Justice

DOJ

Department of Justice.
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Noun1.DOJ - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)DoJ - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
legislation, statute law - law enacted by a legislative body
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
BJA, Bureau of Justice Assistance - the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse
BJS, Bureau of Justice Statistics - the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
DEA, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Enforcement Agency - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
BoP, Federal Bureau of Prisons - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
National Institute of Justice, NIJ - the law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice
Marshals, United States Marshals Service, US Marshals Service - the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Earlier, Aguirre bared plans to erect buildings this year for various regional offices of the DOJ.
I have been told that the NBI has filed a case before the DOJ against the terminated employees for falsification under Article 171 of the Revised Penal Code,' Balmes said in a text message to reporters.
The investigation was ordered following the group's submission in September to the DOJ of documentary evidence showing alleged misuse of DAP funds, which the Supreme Court had declared unconstitutional.
In light of the significant compliance enhancements made by the company to date, neither the DOJ nor the SEC is requiring an independent compliance monitor.
DOJ also maintained that Regions "did not maintain a quality-control [QC] program that fully complied with the requirements established by HUD" for the FHA loans in question that were originated between January 2006 and December 2011.
In fact, the Memo, which might also be seen as the DOJ's response to the many constituencies, including Congress, that have criticized the DOJ for not doing enough to go after individuals, relies on a number of existing policies.
Over the last year, Halliburton and Baker Hughes have engaged in extensive and productive discussions with the DOJ regarding Halliburtons acquisition of Baker Hughes.
But, on the brighter side (for UBS at least), there is news that the DOJ won't be charging UBS in matters related to manipulation of the precious metals market.
And in a move that would make Big Brother blush, it also said the parents could not have a direct interest in the case because DOJ was not seeking to end the program.
The delay followed industry objection over recent DOJ Guidance that linked accessibility compliance with the installation of a fixed, permanent lift to provide accessible entry and exit for public swimming pools.
According to DOJ officials, grant recipients may use grant funding to support activities that could be considered recreational, where allowable under the terms of the grant.
Later in the letter, DOJ comments, "Because most individuals who brought a claim would be covered, it is likely that the majority of cases would turn on whether the alleged discrimination occurred.