Department of Justice


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Department of Justice: Department of Justice Canada, department of corrections

Department of Justice

A cabinet-level body of the U.S. federal government responsible for the prosecution of federal crimes. It also provides counsel for the government and supervises law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The department was created in 1870.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Department of Justice was also less than forthcoming.
The Department of Justice regards markets in this range to be highly concentrated.
Rich Parsons, the communications director for the Texas Secretary of State, called the data which the Department of Justice requested "unreliable.
Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and research done by the Police Executive Research Forum.
The Department of Justice has informed the Board that a bank merger or acquisition generally will not be challenged (in the absence of other factors indicating anticompetitive effects) unless the post-merger HHI is at least 1800 and the merger increases the HHI by more than 200 points.
Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs in Washington, D.
Department of Justice could come in here and mandate we do certain things.
Another event was a settlement between the Department of Justice and an Atlanta savings and loan association the resulted from a fair lending investigation by the department.
Department of Justice acknowledges that jurisdictions need assistance "in designing statistical benchmarks and determining comparative populations" (26) and that "the characteristics of a traffic stop are difficult to interpret.
Clayton, who spearheaded last year's unsuccessful efforts to expand the Board of Supervisors from five to nine members, represents the only group that has announced plans so far to present a map to the Department of Justice to challenge the supervisors' status-quo remapping proposal.
In PHM045, The Department of Justice Settlement With Nationwide Insurance Company Blasted for Lack of Victim Relief, moved Monday, March 10, the contact's phone number should read "215-569-2800" rather than "215-569-2900" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire.
Department of Justice calls methamphetamine the fastest growth drug threat in the United States.

Full browser ?