Describes the history of the Department of Justice, and how it has evolved, what the pressing issues are today, and what lies ahead in the near future. Takes a potentially dry topic and makes it accessible for the younger reader. Sidebars highlight important issues and figures in history.
About the Author
Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.
Table of Contents
Justice for all Creating and building the Department of Justice Challenges and change Justice today and tomorrow Timeline Glossary Additional resources Source notes Select bibliography Index.