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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration.

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A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for China, the Justice Department said on Friday.
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A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for China, for which he faces up to 15 years in prison, the Justice..
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors is leaving the Department of Justice, according to a National Public Radio..
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The United States House of Representatives voted 420-0 to urge the Justice Department to publicly release the entirety of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report..
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The House passed the largely symbolic resolution Thursday morning as pressure mounts on the Justice Department to release Mueller's full report
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Here’s an overview of what we know so far about what prosecutors have called the “largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of..
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WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - One of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors is leaving the Department of Justice, according to a National..
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The DOJ and U.S. Marshals Services say their policies prohibit releasing booking photos because doing so doesn't serve the agencies' needs if the person..
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Felicity Huffman was among 50 people charged in the largest-ever college admissions conspiracy prosecuted by the Justice Department.
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Federal agents have launched a multistate search for firearms stolen from an ATF facility. The weapons were supposed to be destroyed. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Officials say the actresses were involved in the nation's largest-ever college admissions bribery case prosecuted by the Justice Department.
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Fifty people in six states were accused by the Justice Department on Tuesday of taking part in a major college admission scandal. They include Hollywood..
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Federal authorities said more than 40 people, including several celebrities ranging from actresses to CEOs, were arrested on Tuesday as part of a national..
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U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced criminal charges against 50 people in what he called "the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the..
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Hundreds of military veterans are suing 3M, claiming the company knowingly sold defective earplugs. The complaints come after the Department of Justice settled a..
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Justice Department settled a lawsuit with 3M in July over allegations the company sold earplugs with "dangerous design defects" to the military
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