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- United States cabinet : The most senior committee of the executive branch of the United States government.
- U.S. Department of Justice : The Cabinet level department headed by the Attorney General, which supervises the FBI and 58 other Agencies.
- John Ashcroft : Add brief definition or description
- Alberto Gonzales : Add brief definition or description
- Eric Holder : (born January 21, 1951) Current United States Attorney General in the Obama administration
- John Mitchell : Add brief definition or description
- Michael Mukasey : U.S. Attorney General, 2007-2009, during the George W. Bush Administration; prior service as U.S. District Judge and Assistant U.S. Attorney as well as private practice
- Janet Reno : Add brief definition or description
- Elliot Richardson : Add brief definition or description
Key subordinate organizations
- Federal Bureau of Investigation : The principal U.S. Federal police agency, part of the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States intelligence community, who has arrest authority, and is the primary authority for a variety of domestic crimes, civilian counterespionage within the United States, and organized crime
- Office of Legal Counsel : Within the U.S. Department of Justice, the office that gives legal opinions on complex interagency and constitutional matters to the rest of the Executive Branch, including the Counsel to the President and the Attorney General
- U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary : Committee of the U.S. Senate with jurisdiction over the Judicial Branch and law enforcement in the Executive Branch; approval of Presidential judicial nominations begins here
- U.S. intelligence involvement with World War II Nazi war criminals : Actions by intelligence agencies, primarily in the U.S. Army, where Nazi strongly suspected of war crimes were not prosecuted in exchange for information, such information on the Soviet Union
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S. : Policies, techniques and practices of United States interrogation in a national intelligence-gathering context. (See Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration for recent detailed discussions)
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S. : Situations where the Executive Branch of the United States government has detained individuals without the authority of the judicial branch of government; there have been many cases going back to through the early history of the nation, sometimes during overt war, and, perhaps better known at present, directed against non-national threats.