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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 Farewell Ceremony

January 08, 2009

It was 14 months ago that I stood in this hall and took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution — the same oath taken by those who preceded me as Attorney General and by all attorneys and agents of the Department. In addition to taking the oath that day, I gave you a pledge – among other things, to use all the strength of my mind and body to help you continue to protect the freedom and security of the people of this country, and their civil rights and liberties; to take the counsel, not only of my own insights but also of yours; and to give you the leadership you deserved.

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January 15, 2009

In the largest settlement yet in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing cement kiln enforcement initiative, the Department, on behalf of EPA, today lodged a consent decree with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California resolving Clean Air Act claims against CEMEX California Cement LLC with respect to the company’s Victorville, Calif., Portland cement plant. (Read More)

Zubair Ahmed, 29, and Khaleel Ahmed, 28, both residents of Chicago, pleaded guilty today in the Northern District of Ohio to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists in connection with their efforts to travel abroad in order to murder or maim U.S. military forces in Iraq or Afghanistan.  (Read More)

The Department is pleased with this important ruling by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, which upholds the constitutionality of foreign intelligence surveillance conducted under the Protect America Act of 2007.  (Read More)

SouthernCare Inc. and its shareholders have agreed to pay the United States a total of $24.7 million to settle allegations that the Birmingham, Ala.-based company submitted false claims to the government for patients treated at its hospice facilities. SouthernCare operates approximately 99 locations that provide hospice services in 15 states.  (Read More)

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