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Jeff Sessions rolls back drug sentencing reforms

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has instructed federal prosecutors to take the most aggressive approach possible against federal criminal defendants. The policy change will result in lengthier prison sentences for drug offenders and likely reverse a recent drop in the federal prison population. The new policy replaces the approach of the Justice Department during the Obama […]