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History of the Department of Justice

150 Years 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.

Attorneys General Throughout History

Deputy Attorneys General Throughout History

Art and Architecture of the Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Department Building

  • 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.

History of the Department's Motto and Seal

  • 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."