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This slide show shows Department of Justice employees engaged in Department activities including: Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the Supreme Court, US Marshals at an airport, an ATF forensic scientist looking into a microscope, a US Marshal with a dog, an FBI agent at the Pentagon, a lawyer in a court room, and a DEA agent holding a child's hand

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Photo of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Remarks Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey at the Attorney General's Awards Ceremony

October 28, 2008

The achievements of the people we honor today span the globe, and are as broad as the mission of the Department: To enforce the law and to defend the interests of the United States according to the law. Agents, lawyers, paralegals, support staff, analysts, and investigators all serve that mission in different ways, as do our partners in law enforcement from outside the Department whom we also honor today. But what all of these award recipients have in common is that they have achieved the highest level of accomplishment in the work that they do.

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Election 2008 / Elecciones 2008
The Department of Justice is committed to protecting the rights of all citizens to access the ballot on Election Day, and to preventing and punishing voter fraud. If you believe that you have been denied the right to vote based on your race, color, or language minority status or that otherwise your voting rights under federal law have been violated, or if you believe that you have evidence of voter fraud, you may contact the Department of Justice.

1-800-253-3931 (voice) (voter access)
1-888-305-3228 (TTY)

202-514-1412 (voter fraud)
VIA THE INTERNET: Complete and submit a form detailing your allegations
POR CORREO ELECTRÓNICO: También puede someter un formulario detallando sus alegaciones

El Departamento de Justicia se ha comprometido a proteger los derechos de todos los ciudadanos para que tengan accesso al voto durante el Día de las Elecciones, y a prevenir y castigar el fraude electoral. Si usted cree que se le ha sido negado su derecho para votar por causa de su raza, su color ó su idioma natal, ó si sus derechos de votante bajo las leyes federales han sido violados, ó si tiene evidencia de fraude electoral, puede contactar el Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos.

Other News
November 05, 2008

A federal jury returned a guilty verdict against a Tulsa, Okla., businessman for receiving images of child pornography on his home computer. (Read More)

Yahoo! Inc. and Google Inc. abandoned their advertising agreement after the Department informed the companies that it would file an antitrust lawsuit to block the implementation of the agreement. The Department said that, if implemented, the agreement between these two companies accounting for 90 percent or more of each relevant market would likely harm competition in the markets for Internet search advertising and Internet search syndication.  (Read More)

November 04, 2008

Plantation Pipe Line Company, Alpharetta, Ga., has agreed to pay a civil penalty and implement safeguards in order to resolve a Clean Water Act lawsuit over fuel pipeline spills in three states. (Read More)

Miami physician Ronald Harris was sentenced to 84 months in prison and medical clinic administrator Mariela Rodriguez was sentenced to 70 months in prison for defrauding the Medicare program in connection with large scale HIV infusion fraud schemes. (Read More)

Project Safe Childhood
As part of Project Safe Childhood, the U.S. Department of Justice together with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and the Ad Council have partnered to produce the following Public Service Announcements (PSA’s) in an ongoing initiative to protect America’s youth. Further, the Project Safe Childhood Web site provides information to our federal, state, and local community partners that will help protect our children from online exploitation and abuse.

Links to the PSA’s and Project Safe Childhood Web site are below:

Watch PSC Videos:  Campaign Introduction      Everyone Knows Your Name      Bulletin Board
View Project Safe Childhood site

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