‘Dumb on Crime’: Fmr AG Eric Holder Slams Jeff Sessions’ New Prosecution Policy
Law News
May 12, 2017

“Earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo introducing a new Justice Department policy on prosecutions. Both the ACLU and former AG Eric Holder aren’t happy about it. The memo says, ‘prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense.’ This is a significant pivot away from the DOJ’s previous practice of avoiding mandatory minimum sentences for lesser, non-violent drug offenses where possible.”

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