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Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms

Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors this week 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.

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If Uber Drivers Are Employees, They’re Owed $730 Million More, Say U.S. Court Papers

Drivers who worked for ride-hailing service Uber in California and Massachusetts over the past seven years would have been entitled to an estimated $730 million in expense reimbursements had they been employees rather than contractors, according to court documents made public on Monday.

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