Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Down 20% Since Sessions Allowed Prosecutions of ‘Legal’ Marijuana

By Kyle Jaeger, Marijuanamoment.net -

Exactly one year ago, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions stoked fears in the marijuana industry by rescinding an Obama-era Justice Department memo that encouraged federal prosecutors to [...]

The Contradictions Of The #Resistance

By Branko Marcetic, Jacobin -

Trump’s bizarre vendetta against Sessions has apparently disguised for some the fact that the president couldn’t have asked for a more loyal underling than Sessions, his recusal aside. One need [...]

Jeff Sessions Interrupted By Religious Leaders During Speech, Tell Him To ‘Repent’ And ‘Care For Those In Need’

By Ramsey Touchberry, Newsweek.com -

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had just begun his speech at the Boston Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society on Monday when he was interrupted by two religious leaders in protest. Sessions [...]

Protester Explains Protesting To Attorney General Sessions

By Francis Flisiuk , The Portland Phoenix   -

Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to Portland, Maine to meet with members of local law enforcement and promote “Operation Synthetic Opioid." During the meeting, he called for Maine Sheriffs to [...]

Nader Activists Call On Sessions To Create Corporate Crime Database And Annual Report

By Russell Mokhiber, Corporatecrimereporter.com -

A group of activists led by Ralph Nader is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to create an annual corporate crime database and annual report. “For street crime, the FBI oversees the [...]

Jeff Sessions Marijuana Rolling Papers Are A Thing

By Phillip Smith, AlterNet.org -

A group supporting the legalization of marijuana has come up with a nifty fundraising scheme: Rolling papers with the attorney general's image on the packaging. Who better to poke fun at than the [...]

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, lawnewz.com -

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

By Staff, www.theguardian.com -

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, www.huffingtonpost.com -

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

By Karen Sloan, www.law.com -

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

ByAndrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

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, www.shadowproof.com -

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 [...]

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