The Department of Justice serves as counsel for its citizens. Through its thousands of lawyers, investigators, and agents, the department play a key role in protection against criminals and subversion, ensuring healthy competition of business in our free enterprise system, safeguarding the consumer, and enforcing drug, immigration, and naturalization laws.
The Department also works to protect citizens through its efforts for effective law enforcement, crime prevention, crime detection, and prosecution and rehabilitation of offenders.
Justice also conducts all suits in the Supreme Court in which the United States is concerned.
How to get more information
Main Justice Building
10th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530
Last updated Feb. 7