History of the Department of Justice
- A historical timeline created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Department of Justice, spanning from its beginnings in 1789 to the Department's founding in 1870 to today.
Eighty-six distinguished Americans have served as Attorney General. Learn more about these honored individuals: Attorneys General Throughout History.
For the 85th anniversary of the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, this book was created dedicated to the history of the Department, the building, and its artwork.
Read about the history of the Department of Justice’s seal and the somewhat enigmatic Latin motto appearing on it: "Qui Pro Domina Justitia Sequitur."