Attorney General Further Limits Judges' Ability to Dismiss Deportation Cases
Critics say the new directive from Jeff Sessions is the latest in a series of moves designed to limit judicial independece and integrity.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions Cites Bible to Justify Cruel Border Policy
Professor John Fea: “I mean, this is the same argument that Southern slaveholders and the advocates of a Southern way of life made.”
'Blood is on Your Hands': Attorney General Curbs Asylum for Immigrant Victims of Violence
Jeff Sessions issues directive to end asylum grants for victims of domestic violence and gang persecution, a decision expected to affect tens of thousands.
Department of Justice Curbs Authority of Immigration Judges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions just bared judges from pausing low-priority cases while immigrants await visa applications and criminal conviction appeals.
Broadcasting Hate: How Trump Used the FCC to Punish the Poor [OP-ED]
Erin Shields of Center for Media Justice and Lucia Martinez of Free Press break down what they call the Trump administration’s “war on the poor.”
Civil Rights Groups Blast Sessions for Praising Sheriffs as Part of 'Anglo-American Heritage'
Racial justice groups pan attorney general as “racist” and frame his comments within the historical context of law enforcement in Black communities.
DOJ Issues $98 Million in Grants to Hire More Police Officers
Municipalities that agreed to help the federal government detain immigrants received special consideration for funding.
WATCH: Senate Committee Questions Jeff Sessions on Civil Rights Reversals
From revoking transgender protection to seeking mandatory minimums, the attorney general has been busy this year.
Jeff Sessions Says Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Trans Workers From Discrimination
National Center for Transgender Equality: “We’ll see him in court.”
The Department of Justice is Reportedly Investigating Harvard's Affirmative Action Policy
“It speaks volumes that Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department is prioritizing attacking affirmative action at a time when White nationalists are marching openly in the streets.”
Trump Administration Officially Ends DACA, Placing Nearly 800,000 Immigrants at Risk for Deportation
Sessions called DACA an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch.”
What You Need to Know About the Aftermath of the Racist Violence in Charlottesville
From murder charges to resignations, here’s the latest.
Activists, Law Enforcement Condemn Trump's Call for Police Violence
Representative Maxine Waters: “Freddie Gray’s family probably wants to know if officers will protect Trump’s head when he is thrown into the back of a paddy wagon.”
3 Things to Watch on C-Span
No, really. Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer just might be full of…information.
New DOJ Memo Retreats From Administration's Original Position on Penalizing Sanctuary Cities
But the Trump Administration may find other ways to attack sanctuary cities—and the proposed 2018 fiscal year budget might be one of them.
Read the Letter House Dems Sent to Demand Investigation Into Trump
“It is unacceptable to continue ignoring these scandals.”
ICYMI: Criminal Justice Orgs Denounce Jeff Sessions' Mandatory Minimums Directive
Activists and advocacy groups say the attorney general’s latest sentencing order fuels the War on Drugs at the expense of communities of color.
Jeff Sessions: Stop 'Handcuffing the Police Instead of the Criminals'
The United States attorney general wrote an op-ed for USA Today that lays out his plan for making neighborhoods “safe and peaceful.”
DOJ to Review Agreements With Law Enforcement Agencies That Violated Civil Rights
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “It is not the responsibility of the federal government to manage non-federal law enforcement agencies.”
Jeff Sessions: No More DOJ Funding for Sanctuary Cities
The attorney general says his agency will withhold funding from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration agents.