Sessions rolled back plan to end private prisons. Consent decrees next?
USA Today
March 1, 2017

“The actions of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could mean disaster for public safety in our nation’s cities.

“Sessions’ career has been marked by opposition to civil rights legislation, a failed campaign for a federal judgeship after allegations of racial insensitivity, and a dangerous disavowal of consent decrees, which were crucial to the previous administration’s efforts to make our cities safer — for citizens and law enforcement. And while some say it’s unlikely that he’ll roll back decrees, his actions already say otherwise.”

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