The federal agency that enforces the law and handles criminal investigations. As the nation's largest law firm, the DOJ protects citizens through effective law enforcement, crime prevention and crime detection. It is the agency that prosecutes those in the health care system guilty of proven "fraudulent" activity. (also see Fraud and FBI)
the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
An arm of the federal government; works closely with the FTC to preserve competitive markets through investigations by its Antitrust Division.
The government department responsible for administration of justice eg: courts, criminal prosecutionsâ€¢ Criminal Compensation
Federal agency offers technical assistance on the ADA Standards for Accessible Design and other ADA provisions applying to businesses, non-profit service agencies, and state and local government programs; also provides information on how to file ADA complaints (see ADA Information line). Department of Justice website: www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm.
Federal agency that has the authority to enforce all the provisions of the ADA, but focuses primarily on Title II and Title III.
The 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.
The U.S. Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing the public accommodations section (Title III) of local government compliance under Title II of the law. The department also coordinates government-wide enforcement of the regulations implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
The purpose of the Department of Justice is to ensure that the Canadian justice system is fair, accessible and efficient. The Department also represents the Canadian government in legal matters. Almost all lawyers in the federal government are employed by Justice and are dispatched to manage the legal affairs of the other departments and agencies.
The Department of Justice , headed by the Secretary for Justice, is the department responsible for the laws of Hong Kong.
The Department of Justice in New Brunswick, a Canadian province was one of the longest running departments in the New Brunswick government. Traditionally headed by the Attorney General, the department was significantly altered on February 14 2006.
The Philippines Department of Justice (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Katarungan), abbreviated as DOJ, is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for upholding the rule of law in the Philippines. It is currently under the leadership of the Secretary of Justice Raul M. Gonzalez.