Sessions Promotes Tough-On-Crime Judge for Sentencing Panel
The Wall Street Journal
August 10, 2017

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions is urging the White House to nominate a federal judge and tough-on-crime ex-prosecutor once nicknamed ‘“Hang ’Um High’ Henry Hudson to an independent, bipartisan panel that issues sentencing guidelines.

“Mr. Sessions’ recommendation for one of three openings on the U.S. Sentencing Commission, confirmed by people familiar with the process, reflects the Justice Department’s broader crackdown on violent crime, including the reversal of several Obama -era policies.”

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