Jeff Sessions Makes An Unbelievable Promise to Protect Civil Rights For All Communities

Jeff Sessions Makes An Unbelievable Promise to Protect Civil Rights For All Communities

On Thursday, Attorney-General Jeff Sessions told Federal Prosecutors he is committed to prosecuting hate crimes. Why don’t I believe him? During Sessions’ speech he pledged “to protect the civil rights of all Americans — and we will not tolerate the targeting of any community in our country” I feel so much better about the rise […]

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.

Sessions Spoke To Russian Ambassador Twice During The Campaign And Never Disclosed It

A man who communicated with Russia at various points during the presidential campaign – and then lied about having done so – has no business leading these investigations.

Sessions Spoke To Russian Ambassador Twice During The Campaign And Never Disclosed It

A man who communicated with Russia at various points during the presidential campaign – and then lied about having done so – has no business leading these investigations.

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