Selected Publications

Exit Memo: Department of Justice
Record of Progress and Vision for the Future
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch | January 5, 2017

Report of the Attorney General to Congress Pursuant to The Death in Custody Reporting Act, December 16, 2016 (PDF)

Updated Policy Regarding Obtaining Information From, or Records of, Members of the News Media; and Regarding Questioning, Arresting, or Charging Members of the News Media, January 14, 2015 (PDF)

Guidance for Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding the Use of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, National Origin, Religion, Sexual Orientation, or Gender Identity, December 2014 (PDF)

Attorney General's Trafficking in Persons Report
FY 2015 | FY 2014

Letter from the Attorney General and the Secretary of Education to State School Superintendents and Attorneys General Addressing the Needs of Confined Youth, June 9, 2014 (PDF)

Smart on Crime:  Reforming the Criminal Justice System for the 21st Century, August 12, 2013 (PDF)

Report on Review of News Media Policies, July 12, 2013 (PDF)

The Attorney General's May 22, 2013, Letter to Congress on U.S. Counterterrorism Operations, May 22, 2013 (PDF)

Possession or Use of the Feathers or Other Parts of Federally Protected Birds for Tribal Cultural and Religious Purposes, October 12, 2012 (PDF)

Letter from the Attorney General to Congress on Litigation Involving the Defense of Marriage Act, February 17, 2012 (PDF)

Memorandum on Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, January 2012 (PDF)

Memorandum on Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group, May 2011 (PDF)

Attorney General Holder Announces Formation of Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group to Focus on Energy Markets, April 2011 (PDF)

Memorandum on Law Enforcement Officer Safety Initiative to all U.S. Attorneys, March 2011 (PDF)

Memorandum on Agency Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, February 2011

Guidance Regarding Use of DNA Waivers in Plea Agreements, November 2010 (PDF)

Memorandum on DNA Sample Collection from Federal Arrestees and Defendants, November 2010 (PDF)

Report and Recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on Controlled Unclassified Information (PDF)

Agency Financial Reports
2015 | 2014 | 2013

Performance and Accountability Reports:
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

Annual Performance Report & Annual Performance Plan:
FY 2014/FY 2016 | FY 2013/FY 2015

For older Annual Reports, please see the Archive.

Updated January 18, 2017