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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

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 Sessio... read more

Obama makes final push on key legacy areas

He’s advised lawmakers of plans to transfer almost one-third of ... environmental agreements, isn’t expected to continue Obama’s approach. He’s named a climate change denier, Oklahoma Attorney General ... read more

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If Donald Trump were mayor of Portland instead of Ted Wheeler, would we notice?

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Does the First Amendment Protect False and Misleading Speech?

If a wild crowd of angry hooligans raged into your real world store and stole from you no one would question the damage ... Section 102 of SOPA required the Attorney General to file an action in feder... read more

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DNA case In a Maryland case that's garnered the attention of the other 49 states, the federal Department of Justice and the national science community, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesd... read more

The Sleazy Origins of Russia-gate

By Robert Parry An irony of the escalating hysteria about the Trump camp’s contacts with Russians is that one presidential ... and now Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions would later deny meeting ... read more

D.C. Courts and Government

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Under-treatment of Pain

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A Timeline of Failure

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Election Over; Fight On: How to work against some of the president-elect’s most odious plans

September 2015, Trump statement on his campaign page Fight: If Trump has no will to restrict people ... Contact Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy and tell her you want reform. Healy has shown ... read more

No, Trump is Not Making Separation of Powers Great Again

As federal judges of both parties have repeatedly ruled, Trump's and Attorney General ... his abuses without paying a substantial political price. Ironically, therefore, the best way to make sure that ... read more

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