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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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A former trial attorney with the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
* Despite increased opposition to the USA Patriot Act (Baltimore, Maryland, is the latest city to pass a resolution denouncing the act), the U.S. Department of Justice is drafting new legislation to further threaten civil liberties.
The NSRL is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the National Archives and Records Administration; and NIST.
In 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice National Incidence Studies reported that 354,100 children experienced family abductions; 3,200-4,600 were non-family abductions, many of which end in death; 450,700 were runaways; 127,100 children were "throw-aways," and 139,100 were lost, injured, or otherwise missing.
prison population grew from 1.1 million in 1990 to over 1.96 million in 2001, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, and more prisons have been built to meet the need for greater capacity.
As Myleen eventually discovered, her father had fallen subject to a U.S. Department of Justice directive called the Absconder Apprehension Initiative.
The requirement, announced in late July by the U.S. Department of Justice, stems from new census figures that triggered a provision in the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The company had to divest itself of its boom trucks division to comply with a U.S. Department of Justice, according to Manitowoc treasurer Carl J.
Secondary goals were to provide data that determines the costs and utilization to support a decision about whether and where to implement telemedicine in other correctional facilities (U.S. Department of Justice, 1999).
has announced that it has won a five-year, recompete contract to provide automated litigation support services for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Random House announces the launch of a new website for debut author and former U.S. Department of Justice, Christopher Chambers: www.

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