United States Marshals Service

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the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system

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flat while federal marshals inventory their luxury belongings.
attorneys, and federal marshals, which are posted on the Bar's Web site.
Federal marshals arrived at the Palm Beach, Florida mansion late on Wednesday in order to secure the property, conduct an inventory of its contents and change the locks, a spokesman said.
Federal marshals along with special agents from the Office of the Social Security Inspector General caught up with Mr.
Federal marshals in New York have issued a "Wanted" poster that says Samuel Israel III should be considered "armed and dangerous.
INTELLIGENT action fun tonight with Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones both excellent in this thriller about an innocent man on the run from federal marshals and trying to clear his name.
On October 24, 2007 at 7:30am, as I was arising, federal marshals broke down my door in Albany, New York, under my protest.
But as history recorded--and as Brown himself told Kranish--he "didn't even resist one second" when federal marshals arrived last month finally to end his months-long publicity-fueled hold-out.
Movies and Western novels always cast their exciting tales in a cultural vacuum: each adventure takes place in some sort of splendid isolation, just as if the accessories of the larger culture--a sheriff, the federal marshals, the US Cavalry--weren't just a telegraph message away.
Grant used federal marshals at the polls, and that also fueled the effort to get this law on the books.
The attorneys took Cochran's own copy of the famous Norman Rockwell painting of the little black girl being escorted by federal marshals and placed it at the top of Simpson's staircase.
In his letter to Bush, Hostettler noted that federal courts have no mechanism to enforce their rulings other than federal marshals.
It was three days before James Meredith would become the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi (accompanied by more than 500 federal marshals and several thousand U.
In a crowning touch, Simpson's lawyers framed and hung up, in a conspicuous location, one of the most famous images to come out of the civil rights era, Norman Rockwell's 1963 painting of a young black girl being escorted to school by federal marshals.
These volunteers would be deputized as federal marshals and would have to undergo a criminal records check and a training program before being allowed to carry firearms.
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