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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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Alton Sterling Shooting by Baton Rouge Police Sparks Outrage, DOJ to Investigate

The U.S. Justice Department will lead a civil rights investigation into the death of a black man shot multiple times by police during a confrontation at a Louisiana convenience store.

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