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Department of Justice, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDepartment of Justice, thethe Department of JusticeDeˌpartment of ˈJustice, the (abbreviation DOJ) 🔊 🔊 a US government department which is responsible for dealing with the law. Its work includes writing laws, representing the government in a court of law, and doing criminal investigations (=searching for information to solve crimes). The head of the Department of Justice is called the attorney general. The department's full name is the United States Department of Justice.
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