Department Of Justice

Ashlynn Christy & Zach Hesse

Who works for that department? Leaders? Positions?

Leaders of this department are the attorney general, our current attorney general is Loretta Lynch which she was nominated by the president and is confirmed by the senate and is a member of the cabinet. She is also the first african american women to be the attorney general.

When was it founded

This department was founded in 1789.

What does this department do?

This department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all americans while preserving their freedom. To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

3 things this department specifies in..

-Disability Hiring

-Attorney and law student opportunities

-Current vacancies