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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Other Justice Department Offices
Other justice department offices
■ Criminal Division
Introduction

The Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) is the unit responsible for coordinating the development and enforcement of the majority (more than 900) of federal criminal statutes (except those specifically assigned to the Antitrust, Civil Rights, Environment and Natural Resources, or Tax Divisions). It is headed by an assistant attorney general, who is appointed by the president with confirmation by the Senate.

The division handles certain civil matters related to its criminal jurisdiction under federal liquor, narcotics, counterfeiting, gambling, firearms, customs, and immigration laws. It investigates and prosecutes criminal offenses involving subversive activities, including treason, espionage, sedition, and Nazi war ...

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