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Jeff Sessions Wants a New War on Drugs. It Won't Work.

Rather than expanding the drug war, the attorney general should examine local conditions that influence crime and violence. This piece originally appeared on The Washington Post.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions is right to be concerned...Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions' Ideas About Crime Are Totally Wrong—and the Consequences Can Be Tragic

Sessions hates consent decrees with local police and keeps claiming crime is way up. Evidence doesn't back him up. In April Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he would undertake a sweeping “review” of every consent decreeShow More Summary

Republicans Keep Trying To Shut Women Down

Last week, it happened again. In the midst of Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Committee Member and Senator Kamala Harris fired a series of rapid questions to Attorney General Sessions to answer. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions Says He Supports Pride Event That Rebukes His Policies

The attorney general called it "perfectly appropriate" for the Department of Justice to honor transgender activists.

Not Chicago

We're sensing a bit of animosity toward Rahm and Chicago for some reason : Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new plan Tuesday in which 12 cities will receive more federal manpower to combat violence in their communities."Turning...Show More Summary

Woman Convicted After Laughing At Jeff Sessions Asks Judge To Toss Jury Verdict

WASHINGTON ? A woman who was convicted after laughing at Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing is asking a judge to throw out the jury’s verdict in her case, contending the jury “was not reasonable in its evaluation...Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions Refusal To Learn About Russian Hacking Puts U.S. In Danger, Obama Official Says

Last year there was a 40 percent increase in government data breaches, with 72 across American government systems.

U.S. Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump administration official to hire a private attorney, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Vanita Gupta: “It’s Time to Revive the Heart of the Voting Rights Act”

Vanita Gupta in The Root: Instead of focusing on actual problems, like modern-day voting discrimination, however, the Trump administration is working to further undermine our democracy. One of Jeff Sessions’ first moves as attorney general was to withdraw the Department … Continue reading ?

Sen. Al Franken: AG Sessions is ‘avoiding’ the Senate Judiciary Committee

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Wednesday said he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions is “avoiding” the Senate Judiciary Committee, refusing to appear before the oversight council charged with investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Franken appeared with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes to...

America Relaunches Drug War Based on an Assumption

Jeff Sessions suspects -- but doesn't know -- that a softer approach to drugs has led to a rise in crime.

How Drug Prohibition Fuels American Carnage

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears not to understand the most basic cost of the drug policy he recommends: the guarantee of violent crime.

Jeff Sessions Lawyers Up

Julia Ainsley at Reuters: U.S. Attorney General Sessions Hires Private Attorney. "U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump administration official to hire a private attorney, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Morning Docket: 06.21.17

Everyone in the Trump administration who is in some way related to the Russia probe has now lawyered up with outside counsel, including the attorney general. AG Jeff Sessions is being represented by Chuck Cooper, a longtime champion of conservative causes. Show More Summary

AG Jeff Sessions obtains private lawyer for Russia probe

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

AG Jeff Sessions has hired a private lawyer to deal with the ongoing investigations into Russia and President Trump’s campaign.

U.S. Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump administration official to hire a private attorney, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Sessions has retained Washington-based lawyer Charles Cooper, whom spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores described as a long-time friend of the former senator. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions hired a lawyer to represent him during the Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has hired attorney Chuck Cooper to represent him amid ongoing inquiries into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign's possible role in it, NBC Nightly News reported on Tuesday. The...Show More Summary

D.C. lawyer says he’s representing Jeff Sessions

A statement provided by the office of Chuck Cooper on Tuesday acknowledges that Cooper is representing Sessions but doesn't offer specifics. Continue reading ? The post D.C. lawyer says he’s representing Jeff Sessions appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Attorney general unveils 12-city partnership to fight crime

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Justice Department has launched a 12-city partnership to combat spikes in violent crime as part of President Donald Trump’s vow to support law enforcement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday. The Justice Department did not say how it chose the 12 cities, which are mostly...

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