Definitions for "Department of Justice"
Keywords:  doj, justice, ada, iii, enforce
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.