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  United States Department of Justice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1867, the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, led by William Lawrence, conducted an inquiry into the creation of a "law department" headed by the Attorney General and composed of the various department solicitors and district attorneys.
At last, eighty-one years after the establishment of the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Justice was established as it officially began operations on July 1, 1870.
In March 2003, the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service was abolished and its functions transferred to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Justice   (515 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
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.
It is administered by the United States Attorney General, one of the original members of the cabinet.
Officially, the Department of Justice began operations on July 1, 1870.
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 United States Department of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is a Cabinet department in the United States government designed to enforce the law and the interests of the United States according the law and to ensure fair and impartial of justice for all Americans.
It is by the United States Attorney General one of the original members of cabinet.
Officially the Department of Justice began on July 1 1870.
www.freeglossary.com /United_States_Department_of_Justice   (677 words)

  
 Davin v. United States Department of Justice
United States Dep't of Justice, 30 F.3d 224, 232 n.11 (1st Cir.
Department of Justice, 813 F.2d 473, 475 (1st Cir.
The statutes that criminalize treason, misprision of treason, recruiting for service against the United States, and the other criminal activities that the FBI was "investigating" are no less broad than the Civil Disobedience Act or the Anti-Riot Act.
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 United States Department of Justice
The United States Department of Justice today is dedicated to a single proposition: the energetic enforcement of the rule of law, including protecting the civil rights of all Americans.
The United States Department of Justice today is dedicated to a single proposition in carrying out this mandate: the energetic enforcement of the rule of law, including protecting the civil rights of all Americans.
We have a Justice Task Force that's comprised of Federal prosecutors and FBI investigators from outside of Massachusetts which is focusing on possible law enforcement corruption relating to the handling of informants in the Boston area.
www.globalsecurity.org /security/library/congress/2001_h/hju72980_0.htm   (15389 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice files brief supporting students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Westfield, Massachusetts - The United States Department of Justice filed an Amicus Brief in Federal District Court supporting six Westfield High School students who sought to distribute religious candy canes to their fellow students before Christmas.
The six students, all members of the Bible Club, filed a lawsuit against the school after the school denied their request to distribute the Candy Canes and an attachment that contained the legend of the candy cane and a salvation message.
The Brief was filed in support of the students' motion for an injunction against the school policy that prohibited them from distributing the candy cane attachments.
www.propertyrightsresearch.org /united_states_department_of_just.htm   (482 words)

  
 Internet Fraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
State securities regulators in your state may also have information on the company or its organizers that you can obtain.
When the potential investment is based outside the United States, remember that your money may be even more at risk, as you may have little or no recourse in the event of loss.
www.internetfraud.usdoj.gov   (4612 words)

  
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The majority of funding currently available for children's mental health needs in the United States is spent on expensive out-of-home placements such as residential treatment facilities, psychiatric inpatient treatment, or incarceration.
In collaboration with State substance abuse and mental health authorities and funded by the Center for Mental Health Services, the Family Services Research Center is conducting a quasi-experimental evaluation of an innovative treatment and service delivery model targeting substance-abusing parent figures of young children.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime.
www.ncjrs.gov /txtfiles/165151.txt   (4035 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice
Attorney General Gonzales arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to meet with and thank Department of Justice officials working in Iraq to rebuild the country’s legal and law enforcement infrastructure.
Justice Department and Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Settlement Regarding Conditions at The Communities at Oakwood Developmental Center
The Justice Department today reached a successful resolution of a lawsuit against the city of Springfield, Mass., regarding allegations that the city violated the rights of minority voters under two key provisions of the Voting Rights Act.
www.usdoj.gov   (322 words)

  
 Category:United States Department of Justice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is United States Department of Justice.
There are 10 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
Pages in category "United States Department of Justice"
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 United States Department of Justice
This review also confirmed that the Department of Justice has used the investigative tools provided by the Act in a responsible manner.
The USA PATRIOT Act, enacted on October 26, 2001, has been critical in preventing another terrorist attack on the United States.
Six reports by the Justice Department's independent Inspector General, who is required to solicit and investigate any allegations of abuse, found no violations.
www.lifeandliberty.gov   (978 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) has been actively involved since 1995 in programs designed to support reform of the criminal justice system in Russia and to increase the level and quality of U.S.-Russian law enforcement cooperation.
The DOJ program is funded through the Freedom Support Act and its work is closely coordinated with the Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, DOJ/OPDAT's activities are integrated into the Law Enforcement Section of the Embassy.
Future programs are likely to be expanded to include even greater emphasis on providing Russia's criminal justice practitioners with skills necessary to help them adapt to the sweeping changes currently underway.
www.usembassy.ru /bilateral/print.php?record_id=justice   (253 words)

  
 U.S. Government Bookstore: Featured - The U.S. Government Printing Office Salutes the United States Dept. of Just.
For 136 years, the United States Department of Justice has staked out an unrivaled position in the fields of law enforcement and crime prevention.
Contains essential components to be used in facilitating the successful resolution of the high number of investigations and prosecutions that overwhelm the criminal justice system and tax government resources.
Discusses the four key areas in which this Act has had the greatest impact: enhancing the Federal Government's capacity to share intelligence; strengthening the criminal laws against terrorism; removing obstacles to investigating terrorism; and updating the law to reflect new technology.
bookstore.gpo.gov /collections/doj.jsp   (642 words)

  
 Office of Justice Programs Homepage
Since 1984, the Office of Justice Programs has provided federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increase knowledge about crime and related issues, and assist crime victims.
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is the official statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Justice.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is dedicated to the mission of advancing scientific research, development and evaluation to enhance the administration of justice and public safety.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov   (369 words)

  
 Find in a Library: United States Department of Justice function and organization.
Find in a Library: United States Department of Justice function and organization.
United States Department of Justice function and organization.
To find this item in a library, enter a postal code, state, province, or country in the field above.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/88121429fd5f7a0e.html   (63 words)

  
 DOJ — Antitrust Division: Report Possible Violations
Many consumers have never heard of antitrust laws, but when these laws are effectively and responsibly enforced, they can save consumers millions and even billions of dollars a year in illegal overcharges.
The Department of Justice also often uses other laws to fight illegal activities, including laws that prohibit false statements to federal agencies, perjury, obstruction of justice, conspiracies to defraud the United States and mail and wire fraud.
Individuals or companies who (a) believe they may have been involved in criminal antitrust violations and (b) cooperate with the Antitrust Division may avoid prosecution if they meet the conditions of our individual or corporate leniency (amnesty) policies.
www.usdoj.gov /atr/contact/newcase.htm   (808 words)

  
 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
McLaughlin, 500 U.S. The phrase “emergency or other extraordinary circumstance” is lifted verbatim from County of Riverside, 500 U.S. Because the Attorney General included the “emergency or other extraordinary circumstance” language to avoid violating the United States Constitution, it is a constitutionally mandated regulation.
Assuming, for the sake of argument and without conceding either point, that the Attorney General has the authority to promulgate 8 C.F.R. § 287.3 and that it is lawful for it to take effect upon publication, the Attorney General has violated the regulation by detaining respondent for an unreasonable period of time.
The Regulation Violates the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
www.nationalimmigrationproject.org /sept11/no_ntabrief.htm   (1228 words)

  
 USAJOBS -
The Department of Justice Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF Antitrust Division, Offices, Boards and Divisions
This is a United States Office of Personnel Management website.
jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov /a9dj.asp   (184 words)

  
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 COPS Office: Grants and Resources for Community Policing
The COPS Office was created as a result of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994.
As a component of the Justice Department, the mission of the COPS Office of to advance community policing as an effective strategy in communities’ efforts to improve public safety.
View the webcasts and read the transcripts for "Preventing Gangs in Our Communities, parts 1 and 2" and "A Community Partnership Approach to Addressing Meth” in the DOJConnect.com Archive.
www.cops.usdoj.gov   (125 words)

  
 cybercrime.gov
Progress Report of the Department of Justice's Task Force on Intellectual Property
Attorney General Highlights Department of Justice's Efforts to Enforce and Protect Intellectual Property Rights: 2006 Progress Report Announces Implementation of Task Force’s Previous Recommendations (June 20, 2006)
Progress Report of the Department of Justice's Task Force on Intellectual Property (June 19, 2006)
www.cybercrime.gov   (512 words)

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