Justice Department

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Noun1.Justice Department - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)Justice Department - 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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But the compensation is just a concept at this time and not a program, the Justice Department said.
An initial victory in a district court established in the public record that the Justice Department does possess an 86-page FISC decision on unconstitutional surveillance methods that was published October 3, 2011.
Under the Voting Rights Act, the Justice Department is authorized to ask the U.
We will cooperate fully with the Justice Department and believe this will help bring this matter to a speedy conclusion," Alcoa spokesman Kevin Lowery on Saturday told Gulf News.
Career Education said it believes the Justice Department's Civil Division of the Justice Department continues to review allegations of false claims or statements.
While acknowledging efforts are being made to crack down on counterfeiters of everything from Hollywood blockbusters and airline parts to music CDs and Viagra, the Justice Department still has a long way to go in protecting intellectual property rights.
The Government's overwhelming interest in detecting and thwarting further M Qaeda attacks is easily sufficient to make reasonable the intrusion into privacy," says the Justice Department document.
DPAs have been around for many years, and the Justice Department is using deferred prosecution increasingly to dispose of complex corporate criminal investigations.
Before the lower federal courts, the Justice Department made three arguments: use of hoasca puts the health of UDV members at risk, there is danger that hoasca would be distributed to individuals outside the church and failure to ban the drug would result in breach of the 1971 United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances, to which 160 nations, including America, are parties.
Notes Georgetown University law professor David Cole: "There's been a tendency of the Justice Department to act overly aggressively, to hold news conferences, to seek headlines, but when the facts come out [the charges] are often shown to be exaggerated.
But according to Blum, the Justice Department failed to follow up.
In the face of these cases and many more, Justice Department spokespeople have repeatedly claimed that the Patriot Act doesn't apply to Americans.

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