Movement Against Sessions On Marijuana Growing

By Staff, The Cannabist -

There is still no one in Congress who has come out in support of Attorney General Jeff Sessions backward steps on marijuana in either chamber of Congress. He stands alone. In addition, support [...]

Impacts Of Sessions’ Reversal Of DOJ Marijuana Policy

By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist -

The article below by Alicia Wallace a Denver, CO reporter for the Cannabist, describes the decisions by Attorney General Sessions to re-state the Department of Justice policy on marijuana law [...]

Sessions Reverses DOJ Policy, Allows Marijuana Prosecutions In Legal States

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from [...]

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Laughing Protest Against Sessions

By Ronn Blitzer, -

By Ronn Blitzer for Law Newz - Desiree Ali-Fairooz (also known as Desiree Fairooz) was convicted of misdemeanor charges in May after she laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘ [...]

Jeff Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT Protections

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By Staff of The Guardian - The attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Friday issued a sweeping directive that undercuts federal protections for LGBT people, telling agencies to do as much as [...]

Georgetown Law Faculty Take A Knee To Protest Jeff Sessions

By Ryan Grenoble, -

By Ryan Grenoble for Huffington Post - Professors at the school have vociferously opposed the visit by Sessions. In an open letter published ahead of the event, signed by around a third of the [...]

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest At Georgetown Law

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By Karen Sloan for Law - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions received a frosty reception from some students and faculty at Georgetown University Law Center, where he delivered a talk on free [...]

Vindictive Prosecution: Activist Who Laughed During Hearing

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ByAndrea Germanos for Common Dreams. CODEPINK activist Desiree Fairooz, who was arrested after laughing during Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing, will face a second trial this [...]

Trump Administration In Crisis Targets Leaks, Threatens Media Freedom

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadowproof. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, an aggressive supporter of anti-leaks policies, indicated the insider threat task force within the government would refine [...]

As Sessions Promises Drug War Escalation, Listen To Drug War Prisoners

By Doran Larson, -

By Doran Larson for The Conversation - Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced a return to a pre-Obama policy of seeking maximum penalties for all drug crimes, including low-level, [...]

Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

By Bruce Barcott, -

By Bruce Barcott for Leafly - The Senate Appropriations approved an amendment to protect state medical marijuana patients this morning, delivering a setback to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In [...]

DC Judge Tosses Out Conviction Of Laughing Woman

By Ryan J. Reilly, -

By Ryan J. Reilly for The Huffington P0st - WASHINGTON ― A D.C. judge has tossed out a jury’s conviction of a protester who laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate confirmation [...]

Jeff Sessions Eyes Crackdown On Medical Marijuana

By Mike Ludwig, -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - The Trump administration's policy toward legal marijuana began to emerge from the fog this week, and it appears that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his [...]

More Dangerous Than Trump

By David Cole, -

By David Cole for NYR Daily - Tangled in self-inflicted chaos, President Donald Trump has been unable to accomplish much during his first four months in office. His signature executive orders [...]

Jeff Sessions’ Department Of Injustice

By Marjorie Cohn, -

By Marjorie Cohn for Truthout - Motivated by his deep-seated biases and those of President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pursuing a draconian agenda on voting rights, [...]

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