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Department of Justice

The United States Department of Justice (often referred to as the Justice Department or DOJ), is the United States federal executive department responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries.

The Department is led by the Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet.

Headlines Around the Web

Judge rules Apple conspired on ebooks

Jul 10 - Financial Times

Apple denies charges over ebook prices

Jun 04 - Financial Times

US accuses Alstom of bribery

Apr 17, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Department of Justice

Rajya Sabha MP, Ukraine businessman, charged in U.S. corruption case
Rajya Sabha MP, Ukraine Businessman, Charged in U.S. Corruption Case

By Reuters

Ukrainian industrialist Dmitry Firtash, a member of India's parliament and four others were indicted by a U.S. grand jury for their suspected role in an international corruption scheme, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. (Apr 03)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington March 19, 2014.
Toyota's $1.2 Billion Settlement may be Model for US Probe into General Motors

By Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how US authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors Co. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: GENERAL MOTORS, TOYOTA, NEW YORK, ATTORNEY GENERAL, SETTLEMENT, JAPAN, COURT

Cara Delevingne arrives at the Elle Style Awards in London
Cara Delevingne's Kiss with Little Louise Gets PETA Angry: Find Out Why

By IBTimes AU

A kiss can get you in trouble, especially if it is shared with a baby tiger Louise. Victoria's Secret model Cara Delevingne and her girlfriend Michael Rodriguez could be in trouble with Federal Investigation department from United States after t... (Feb 28)

UBS
Former UBS Banker to Plead Guilty in U.S. Tax Case, Filing Says

By Reuters

A former senior UBS private banker has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a criminal indictment for selling offshore tax-evasion services to wealthy Americans, according to court documents. (Feb 11)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, FLORIDA, MANAGEMENT, SETTLEMENT

A Bank of America sign is shown on a building in downtown Los Angeles, California January 15, 2014.
Bank of America's Trading Practices Probed, Shows Filing

By Reuters

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have both held investigations into whether Bank of America (BAC.N) engaged in improper trading by doing its own futures trades ahead of executing large orders for clients, according to a regulatory filing. (Jan 27)

MORE TOPICS: FREDDIE MAC, FANNIE MAE, BANK OF AMERICA, MERRILL LYNCH, NEW YORK, FBI

Australia’s State of Victoria Department of Justice Unveils New FireReady app: Critics Say Performance is Poor [WATCH]
Victorians Criticise State’s New FireReady App

By IBTimes AU

Residents of the Australian state of Victoria are not impressed with the state's new FireReady app supposed to alert smartphone owners of perilous bushfires that are razing near their properties. (Jan 03)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, ITUNES, SMARTPHONE, HTC

Australia’s State of Victoria Department of Justice Unveils New FireReady App: Critics Say Performance is Poor [WATCH]

By IBTimes AU

Australia's State of Victoria Department of Justice (DOJ) has just unveiled its new FireReady mobile phone app in early Dec. 2013 but some critics say that its performance is poor and not at par with their expectations. It reportedly had a lot issues that hindered it from working properly. (Dec 31)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, CALIFORNIA, AUSTRALIA, ITUNES, ANDROID, HTC

US Firm on Prosecuting Devyani Khobragade

By IBTimes IN

India may have thought by transferring its diplomat Devyani Khorbagode to the UN, it would be able to save her from a possible trial. In a counter move, the US State department, however, has made it clear that her diplomatic immunity would be counted... (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, UNITED NATIONS, INDIA, NEW YORK

Australia’s State of Victoria Reveals Plans for FireReady app and Emergency Web site for Important Fire Alerts

By IBTimes AU

Australia's State of Victoria reveals plans for a FireReady app and an emergency Web site for important fire alerts. This is in response to the alarming rate of destructive and deadly bushfires in Australia. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, AUSTRALIA, DISASTERS, BLACKBERRY, TSUNAMI, ANDROID

Court Ruling Deals Blow to NSA Surveillance

By Reuters

The U.S. government's gathering of Americans' phone records is likely unlawful, a judge ruled on Monday, raising "serious doubts" about the value of the National Security Agency's so-called metadata counter terrorism program. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC., FEDERAL RESERVE, GEORGE W. BUSH, COURT, SUPREME COURT