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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.
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Department of Justice sued to close the PLO's UN Observer Mission in New York.
The Department of Justice was also less than forthcoming.
The Department of Justice regards markets with HHIs below 1,000 as unconcentrated.
The Department of Justice aggressively used consent decrees to force police reforms under Attorney General Janet Reno in the Clinton administration.
Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and research done by the Police Executive Research Forum.
Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs in Washington, D.
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 has suggested a "core set of data" to be collected, consisting of nine elements.
The Department of Justice has conducted an ongoing investigation of the county jails since 1996, finding chronic understaffing, woeful medical care, excessive waits to see doctors, interruptions and errors in dispensing medication, and inadequate medical record tracking systems.
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.
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.
Department of Justice (DOJ), the wireless industry, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), by recognizing Saturday, January 13, 2007, as AMBER Alert Awareness Day.

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