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  United States Department of Justice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is a Cabinet department in the United States government designed to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
Officially, the Department of Justice began operations on July 1, 1870.
The most authoritative opinion of the DOJ suggests that the motto refers to the Attorney General (and thus to the Department of Justice) "who prosecutes on behalf of justice (or the Lady Justice)".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Justice   (529 words)

 MSN Encarta - Department of Justice
Justice, Department of, executive department of the United States federal government, created by Congress in 1870 to assume the functions performed until then by the Office of the Attorney General.
The department is headed by the attorney general, who is appointed by the president of the United States with the approval of the Senate and who is a member of the Cabinet.
Another high-ranking official of the department is the solicitor general, who directs all U.S. government litigation in the Supreme Court and who is concerned generally with the conduct of the appellate litigation of the government.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570762/Department_of_Justice.html   (715 words)

 Department of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SWC reports that "the Department of Justice has assembled a network of gender-based analysis specialists drawn from academia and women’s organizations who act as resource persons to offer advice and guidance on issues related to policy development, research and the drafting of legislation.
The Department of Justice defines their "Gender-based Analysis" process in the following manner: "A gender research approach begins with women’s experience as they see it." And: "For example, you may develop two different information brochures on domestic violence: one relating to victims, largely women, and one relating to abusers, largely men.
Would the Minister depart from the policy recommendations as made by the "femocrats", "state feminists" and activists, she would be seen as being in "non-compliance".
www.fathers.ca /department_of_justice.htm   (387 words)

 U.S. Dept. of State FOIA Electronic Reading Room - Chile Declassification Project - DOJ
As a convenience to the public, the Department of State established this site to post copies of documents from the Department of Justice The documents were posted "as received" from the originating agency.
DOJ Chile I - Tranche I of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on June 30, 1999 and pertains to events in Chile between 1973 - 1978.
DOJ Chile III - Tranche III of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on November 13, 2000.
foia.state.gov /SearchColls/DOJ.asp   (259 words)

 Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Department ensures that the affairs of the Government are conducted in accordance with the law.
The Department is also responsible for ensuring that all laws and regulations of Nunavut respect the Constitution of Canada and the Nunavut Act.
The Department promotes and protects a peaceful society through the administration of a justice system which respects the role of community members in maintaining harmony, and which adheres to the principles and values of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.
www.gov.nu.ca /Nunavut/English/departments/JUS   (515 words)

 Department of Justice - U.S. Virgin Islands Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Department of Justice was created as an Executive Department of the Government of the Virgin Islands by Act No. 5265 (Bill No. 17-0051) and is composed of the former Department of Law, the Bureau of Corrections, the Civil Rights Commission and the Board of Land Use Appeals.
Its general purpose is to provide legal assistance and guidance to all executive departments, boards, agencies, instrumentalities and officers of the government in connection with the exercise of their official duties and powers, as well as to prosecute in the Territorial Court all offenses against the laws of the Virgin Islands.
Additionally, the department represents all executive departments, boards, agencies, instrumentalities and officers of the government in civil and related court litigations and in administrative proceedings in which they are parties of, or have interests in such matters.
www.usvi.org /justice   (323 words)

 Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising
DOJ officials currently lack the authority and funding for strong evaluations of efforts to reduce serious violence.
Chapter One describes the basic structure and mechanisms for Department of Justice FY 1996 funding of State and local governments and communities for assistance in crime prevention.
The Department of Justice funding of local programs which may result in crime prevention are authorized under several different Acts of Congress.
cjcentral.com /sherman/sherman.htm   (18792 words)

 Wisconsin Department of Justice
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is committed to enforcing the law to serve all Wisconsin citizens and our families -- such as our seniors, health care consumers, farmers, workers, businesspersons, environmentalists, state agencies, as well as all of our children.
Justice for all is our goal and the ongoing work of the Department, which comprises such key agencies as our state crime labs, our Amber Alert Initiative, our Environmental Enforcement Unit, and our Division of Criminal Investigation, to fight Internet crime, identity theft and drugs.
DOJ is working hard every day to help Wisconsin citizens and local Wisconsin law enforcement strive for safer communities, a cleaner environment, consumer justice, and more open government at all levels.
www.doj.state.wi.us   (337 words)

 Department of Justice
The Department of Justice, newly established in 1870 and headed by the Attorney General, was provided ten denominations, omitting only the 7¢ value (since little Justice foreign mail was anticipated).
The Justice stamps were purple, consistent with the color of a doctorate hood for a degree in law.
The Department of Justice converted quickly to using penalty envelopes and requisitioned only 2000 2¢ and 3¢ stamps after the fiscal year 1879.
www.franadams.com /exhibits/djustice.html   (328 words)

 Department of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Department of Justice covers all government activities involved with reform, administration and enforcement of the law.
The Justice Portfolio encompasses police; courts; prisons; emergency services; regulation of gaming, racing, liquor licensing and trade measurement; the drafting of legislation; and the administration of various tribunals and programs to protect citizen's rights.
The Department of Justice has four elected ministers: the Attorney-General; the Minister for Police, Emergency Services & Corrections; the Minister for Consumer Affairs; and the Minister for Gaming & Racing.
www.justice.vic.gov.au /CA2569020010922A/Homepage?OpenForm&1=Home~&2=~&3=~   (95 words)

 Applicants - Fingerprint Submissions - California Dept. of Justice - Office of the Attorney General
Live Scan technology allows digitally scanned fingerprints to be submitted electronically to the Department of Justice within a matter of minutes and allows criminal background checks to be processed usually within 72 hours.
The California Department of Justice provides an automated service for criminal history background checks that may be required as a condition of employment, licensing, certification, foreign adoptions or VISA/Immigration clearances.
The Department of Justice does have limited statutory authority to issue an exemption to this mandate if an electronic transmission site is regionally unavailable or internal processing procedures dictate a need.
ag.ca.gov /fingerprints   (785 words)

 Florida Statistical Analysis Center (FSAC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Florida Statistical Analysis Center is housed, funded and administered by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement with partial funding from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice and support from the Justice Research and Statistics Association.
The FSAC analyzes criminal justice data and prepares statistical reports for policy makers, planners, and program developers; and serves as a criminal justice resource for academicians, media, students, and others researching crime in Florida.
FSAC reports cover a wide range of criminal justice issues and are available to the general public.
www.fdle.state.fl.us /FSAC/index.asp   (205 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Mexico -- Justice Department sending team to combat violent crime along Mexican border
WASHINGTON – The U.S. is dispatching federal agents to Texas to combat violent crime along the Mexican border, a source of tension between the two countries in recent months.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said the issue would be the focus of his meeting in San Antonio on Thursday with his Mexican counterpart, Daniel Cabeza de Vaca.
A Justice Department prosecutor handles cases of those charged.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/mexico/20051012-1252-us-mexico-borderviolence.html   (309 words)

 United States Department of Justice
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Office for Hurricane Katrina Oversight
Under the terms of the consent decree lodged today in federal district court in Albany, New York, GE will construct the sediment transfer/processing facility needed for the project and perform the first phase of the dredging according to design plans being developed under a prior agreement.
Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced the appointment of Courtney Simmons Elwood to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of Justice.
www.usdoj.gov   (534 words)

 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Office of Justice Programs' Drug Court Planning Initiative (DCPI) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2006.
DOJ announces $20 million in awards to enforce underage drinking laws and $6 million in grants to support children exposed to violence.
Join OJJDP Administrator J. Robert Flores for an open forum on the first day of the Child Welfare League of America’s 2005 Juvenile Justice National Symposium: Joining Forces for Better Outcomes, which will be held on June 1—3, 2005, in Miami, FL.
ojjdp.ncjrs.org   (455 words)

 UAF Justice Dept
The Justice Department's dominant emphasis has been upon instruction and the Department has a long history of providing one of UAF's most popular undergraduate degree programs with its Bachelor of Arts in Justice.
The program was developed with the Justice professional in mind, and greater than 90% of the students enrolled in the graduate program are full-time employees in the Justice professions.
The Department, which is currently in a growth phase, has assumed an interdisciplinary approach to Justice research and instruction.
www.uaf.edu /justice   (223 words)

 Ministry of Law and Justice : India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The authorised strength of the Supreme Court Judges (including the Chief Justice of India) is 26.
The Government of India have adopted a policy of having Chief Justices of High Courts from outside the States over which the Courts have jurisdiction.
From 1.12.1995 to 17.12.1996, transfers and appointments of 11 Chief Justices to outside High Courts were made.
lawmin.nic.in /Just.htm   (248 words)

 The Cybrary's Top 100 Criminal Justice Sites on the Web
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is an international organization established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice.
The Department of Justice goal is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the U.S. according to the law, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior.
The National Institute of Justice is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Science and Technology and Sentencing and Adjudication Program.
talkjustice.com /top100.asp   (2550 words)

 Justice Fire Department @ Firehouse.com Network
Justice Fire Department proudly protects 15000 people living in an area of 10 square miles.
Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid on call status.
The Justice Fire Department operates with a Full-Time Fire Chief, and a mix of 60 Part-Time Firefigher / Paramedic / EMT's.
departments.firehouse.com /dept/Justice2IL   (156 words)

 Driving in Montana - MT Dept of Justice
As you drive Montana's roads, the Department of Justice reminds you to drive safely—always wear your seatbelt, observe posted speed limit signs and never drive under the influence.
Officers with the Montana Highway Patrol are on the road to enforce our state's traffic safety laws, and to assist and protect resident and visiting motorists.
The Motor Vehicle Division, a division of the Department of Justice, provides many services important to Montana drivers and residents new to the state.
www.doj.state.mt.us /driving   (426 words)

 Agency: criminal justice: Department of Justice Coordination Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The mission of the Department of Justice Coordination is to provide a high level of research and development expertise, including monitoring and evaluation of present and future justice programs within Pinellas County, to insure that the citizens of Pinellas receive the highest quality justice and public safety services for the resources provided.
This council was composed of the State Attorney, the Chief Judge, the chief criminal administrative judge, the Sheriff, and the police chiefs from the cities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
The emphasis of the office and of the council was to coordinate research and planning to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the justice system.
www.co.pinellas.fl.us /bcc/juscoord/justice.htm   (348 words)

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This website was created to allow citizens all across this state and country greater accessibility to the Department, its staff, and its programs.
As Commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice I am responsible for a very select population of young people.
Here at the Department of Juvenile Justice, we believe these youth need every opportunity to turn their lives around and become productive citizens.
www.djj.state.ga.us   (414 words)

 GPO Pathway GILS: Department of Justice
Through its thousands of lawyers, investigators, and agents, the Department plays the key role in protection against criminals and subversion, in ensuring healthy competition of business in our free enterprise system, in safeguarding the consumer, and in enforcing drug, immigration, and naturalization laws.
Moreover, the Department conducts all suits in the Supreme Court in which the United States is concerned.
Agency Program: "The Department of Justice was established by act of June 22, 1870, as amended (28 U.S.C. 501, 503, 509 note), with the Attorney General as its head.
www.access.gpo.gov /su_docs/gils/gils_docs/doj026.html   (677 words)

 CriminalJustice-Degrees.com | Jump Start your Career in Criminal Justice!
The AIU Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is specifically targeted towards current law enforcement professional looking to climb the ranks or students considering a career change to the rapidly expanding field of Criminal Justice.
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration provides students interested in policing, criminal law, or corrections with an interdisciplinary study of crime and justice in American society.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice equips students academically and professionally by developing a knowledge base, social awareness and technological skills for an entry-level position in today's criminal justice environment.
www.criminaljustice-degrees.com   (527 words)

 Internet Fraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since February 1999, when the Department of Justice established its Internet Fraud Initiative, the federal government has been expanding its efforts to combine criminal prosecution with coordinated analysis and investigation as part of a comprehensive approach to combating Internet fraud.
The Justice Department has begun to bring a number of criminal prosecutions throughout the country against individuals and groups engaging in various types of Internet fraud.
Two major steps that the Department has taken to foster national coordination and cooperation among law enforcement authorities on Internet fraud matters are the Internet Fraud Initiative and the Internet Fraud Complaint Center.
www.internetfraud.usdoj.gov   (4612 words)

 Texas Department of Criminal Justice
The mission of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is to provide public safety, promote positive change in offender behavior, reintegrate offenders into society, and assist victims of crime.
The agency also provides funding and certain oversight of community supervision (previously known as adult probation) and is responsible for the supervision of offenders released from prison on parole or mandatory supervision.
The Board of Criminal Justice meeting scheduled for Friday, September 23, in Huntsville, and the board subcommittee meetings scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd, have been cancelled due to Hurricane Rita.
www.tdcj.state.tx.us   (631 words)

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