Department of Justice

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Noun1.Department of Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)Department of Justice - 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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The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to replace one of its undersecretaries who got elected as a party-list representative.
Prior to the incident, Thompson, 33, worked as a technology company software engineer, the US Department of Justice said in a press release.
Harvey, the presenter, a federal career prosecutor with the US Department of Justice and has a career spanning over 20 years briefed about investigating white collar and complex financial crimes including securities and commodities fraud.
The Korean nationals filed a complaint to the Office of the President and the Department of Justice (DOJ) against the BI intelligence officers for apprehending them despite having proper documents and brought them to the BI main office where they were forced to shell out various sums of money under threat of detention.
Department of Justice, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, claiming that the funds subject to the forfeiture order traced back to monies stolen by Maxim Bakiyev from Kyrgyz state authorities and other banking institutions.
New Delhi [India], Jan 12 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court has sought the response of Department of Justice on a plea highlighting inequalities in the payment of pension to service judges against those elevated from the Bar.
From the viewpoint of the DOJ (Department of Justice), what is important is that all procurement laws, rules and regulations were observed when it entered into these contracts,' Guevarra said.
The merger, as initially proposed would have harmed consumers and farmers by eliminating competition, the Department of Justice reported to BBC.
In its Opportunity Lost report, published last November, Ombudsman Peter Tyndall criticised the Department Of Justice for its handling of the scheme.
As far back as 2014 Mr Varadkar claimed the Department of Justice was not fit for purpose and recent events have proved him right.
Department of Justice will be blocked by the order from viewing any identifying information from third-party Facebook users who are not under investigation but viewed or interacted with a Facebook account that was used to organize Inauguration Day protests on January 20, 2017.

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