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Department of Justice

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is the federal executive department charged with law enforcement and the administration of justice. Since its creation in 1870, the Justice Department has been led by the Attorney General, an appointee of the President. The Department of Justice oversees many offices and agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Agency. The EFF has engaged in numerous lawsuits involving the Department of Justice, ranging from Bernstein v. Department of Justice, which addressed export restrictions on encryption programs, to a FOIA lawsuit demanding more information on the government's unconstitutional warrantless spying program.

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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EFF exposed massive abuse of California's police databases. An @AP investigation reveals the problem is nationwide. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Sep 28 @ 11:23am

EFF's @ncardozo explains the issue of overbroad government hacking to Congressional staffers.

Sep 28 @ 10:43am

Representative @Farenthold on the changes to Rule 41: "The Fourth Amendment is in jeopardy." Learn more at https://noglobalwarrants.org

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