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In one of his final actions as attorney general, Sessions moves to restrict police reform agreements

WASHINGTON – Civil rights leaders lashed out Friday at Jeff Sessions, who in one of his last acts as attorney general approved an order restricting the federal government’s ability to enforce changes ... read more

As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments

"The memo is designed to restrict consent decrees ... such as the one in Baltimore. Sessions' animosity toward federal oversight of police departments ended up defining his tenure as attorney general, ... read more

Jeff Sessions’ law enforcement legacy overshadowed by Trump’s fury

To Trump, Sessions was the attorney general ... his hard-line views. One of the first actions Sessions took in April 2017 was to order the Justice Department to conduct a sweeping review of all reform ... read more

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As Sessions fails to curb police misconduct and draconian prosecution, states step up

It was one of the department's final acts under the Obama Administration, coming just days before Donald Trump took the oath of office and as the Senate was considering the confirmation of Jeff ... read more


Human Rights Watch Letter of Concern Regarding the Nomination of William Barr to be Attorney General

Last year Barr wrote a memo and sent it to the Justice Department strongly criticizing one of the Special Counsel ... Special Prosecutor threatens the rule of law. His selection of Barr for Attorney ... read more

Before he is ousted, Sessions limits U.S. oversight of local police

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has moved to sharply curtail federal authority aimed at curtailing abuse and civil rights violations at local police ... agreements. ... read more

Jeff Sessions protests: thousands march after Trump fires attorney general – as it happened

Here’s a summary of the major developments of the day: It appears that one of Jeff Sessions’ final acts before walking out the ... Kirstjen Nielsen, and the acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, ... read more

Jeff Sessions prepares to crackdown on marijuana over his task force's claims it's linked to violent crime

Sessions has been an outspoken opponent of marijuana use, claiming it's a gateway to illegal drugs and crime. During his first major policy speech as attorney general ... respect for police has ... read more

Outgoing AG restricts police consent decrees

An effort by former U.S. Attorney General ... impact on the police reform effort underway in Albuquerque. But city officials and local advocates for police reform said they’ll be keeping watch for any ... read more

In one of his final actions as attorney general, Sessions moves to restrict police reform agreements

Civil rights leaders lashed out Friday at Jeff Sessions, who in one of his last acts as attorney general approved an order restricting the federal government’s ability to enforce changes at state and ... read more



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