- Department of Justice
- Department of Jus|tice, thea US government department which deals 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. In the UK there is a similar department called the Lord Chancellor's Department.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.