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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, 2013 - Financial Times

Apple says ebook accusations are ‘misguided’

Jun 21, 2013 - Financial Times

Apple’s Eddy Cue defends e-book approach

Jun 14, 2013 - MarketWatch

Apple denies charges over ebook prices

Jun 04, 2013 - Financial Times

US accuses Alstom of bribery

Apr 17, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Department of Justice

Ice bucket challenge - Laila de Lima
Death Due To Ice Bucket Challenge Story Is Hoax; Alleged Victim Alive

By IBTimes AU

Two weeks ago, 19-year-old college student Therese Todd from Silver Spring was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and she complied. Unfortunately, her challenge was an epic failure because the big water container with icy water inside fell ... (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, BACK PAIN, SILVER

A Bank of America sign is shown on a building in downtown Los Angeles, California January 15, 2014.
Bank of America Agrees to Pay $16.7 Billion to SEC Over Disclosure Failures

By IBTimes AU

Bank of America settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over admitting that it failed to inform investors during the financial crisis about known uncertainties to future income from its exposure to repurchase claims on mortgage loans. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: FANNIE MAE, SEC, BANK OF AMERICA, COURT, RETAIL, NEW JERSEY

File picture illustration of the word 'password' pictured through a magnifying glass on a computer screen
Chinese Businessman Charged For Hacking Boeing And Other US Defense Contractors - Find Ways To Protect Your System

By IBTimes AU

The US Department of Justice has charged a Chinese businessman for hacking into Boeing's computer system and stealing information about US military aircraft and weapons this Friday, July 11th. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CYBERCRIME, COURT, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, FBI

Laura Maria do Espiritu Santo, vice-president of the Association of Prostitutes of Minas Gerais, arranges a basket of condoms while awaiting clients in a hotel in Belo Horizonte, November 4, 2013. A group of sex workers are taking English classes once a w
Survey Shows Canada Divided on Sex Worker Policy; Majority Thinks Selling Sex Should Not Be Considered Illegal

By IBTimes AU

A survey conducted by the Canadian government on prostitution has the residents divided on the issue. While some Canadians responded that buying sex should be illegal, selling it should not be considered a criminal offence. (Jun 03)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, COURT, AUSTRALIA, ICELAND, SUPREME COURT

A marijuana home grower works on a marijuana flower in Montevideo in this March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
Legal Marijuana Growers in U.S. Won’t Be Allowed to Use Federal Irrigation Water

By IBTimes AU

U.S. marijuana cannabis growers in Colorado and Washington state, despite operating legally, won't be allowed to use federal irrigation water services. (May 22)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, MANAGEMENT

Donald Sterling’s Estranged Wife Shelly Sterling Calls His Racist Comments Despicable

By IBTimes AU

Donald Sterling is alone in his prejudiced views, according to his estranged wife Shelly Sterling. His current wife is distancing herself and her family from the alleged racist remarks said by the Los Angeles Clippers owner. (Apr 28)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, LAWSUIT, LOS ANGELES

U.S. alleges insider trading in eBay deal
U.S. Alleges Insider Trading in eBay Deal

By Reuters

The U.S. government on Friday filed criminal and civil charges accusing a former executive of insider trading in advance of eBay Inc's (EBAY.O) purchase of his e-commerce company. (Apr 26)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, INSIDER TRADING

Ukrainian billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash, the key accused in the 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

Is Cara Delevingne The New Bond Girl
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)