Jeff SessionsTells Top Prosecutors: Hold Off on Doing Justice

Attorney-General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III as good as ordered his underlings to sometimes be unethical. In his May 10 memo to US Attorneys nationwide, he trampled on what holds prosecutors to higher standards than ordinary lawyers. Prosecutors must not only win cases, but they must also see that justice be done. Sessions pretty much said forget about that until later, putting decent-minded prosecutors in a bind.

Jeff SessionsTells Top Prosecutors:  Hold Off on Doing Justice

Prosecutors have discretion to low-ball charges as justice requires, and are ethically bound to do so. Sessions says to throw the book at suspects instead. This is bad for decent-minded prosecutors and corrodes public trust in government.

Comey Must Explain Why He Advised Obama Not to Publicly Accuse Russia of Hacking Democrats

Comey struggled with not wanting to appear biased as the FBI investigated Russian interference with the U.S. presidential election, and so he told the Obama administration not to accuse Russia of the DNC hackings lest they be seen as "partisan".

Comey Must Explain Why He Advised Obama Not to Publicly Accuse Russia of Hacking Democrats

Comey struggled with not wanting to appear biased as the FBI investigated Russian interference with the U.S. presidential election, and so he told the Obama administration not to accuse Russia of the DNC hackings lest they be seen as “partisan”.