The former Attorney General has made it much for difficult for the DOJ to crack down on police departments accused of civil rights violations.
John Kelly Blames Jeff Sessions for Family Separations That Kelly Touted As a Deterrent to Illegal Immigration
Kelly was talking about seizing children as a way of discouraging unauthorized border crossing a year before Sessions announced "zero tolerance."
2018 was a mixed bag, but that means there was still a lot of good news.
Chris Christie is a notorious pot prohibitionist.
As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments
Sessions was a staunch critic of consent decrees that forced police departments to reform unconstitutional practices.
For Democrats-and bookmakers-the 2020 election is already underway.
In the space of a year, Graham went from Trump critic, warning about impeachment, to Trump backer, taking the president's side on Jeff Sessions.
Maybe Trump should nominate Kim Kardashian West.
He'll be replaced, at least for the time being, by his chief of staff.
"I don't have an attorney general," Trump says.
Will the Medical Cannabis Research Act make it to the House floor?
Jeff Sessions Tells Immigration Judges: Don't Let 'Sympathy' Stop You From Kicking People Out of the Country
"Your job is to apply the law-even in tough cases," the attorney general said.
Republican Members of Congress Just Sent Jeff Sessions Yet Another Letter Asking Him To Stop Holding Up Marijuana Research
Two years after the DEA announced it would approve new manufacturers of research cannabis, Sessions refuses to explain why he's sitting on the applications.
The Department of Justice plans to look into whether social media platforms are "hurting competition and intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas."
You know, it's not hard to check the record.
Before demanding censure or intervention, take a step back from the Twitter machine and ask yourself whether anyone really cares about this stuff.
"Evidence indicates that a driving factor in Harvard's admissions process... may be infected with racial bias against Asian Americans."
The president wants to sue pharmaceutical companies for telling the truth about the addictive potential of their products.
The 9th Circuit says pressuring cities to help the feds enforce immigration law is unconstitutional.
A rule covering immigration communications between state and federal officials may be unconstitutional.
Nice to see that the nation's top law enforcement officer is aware of "innocent until proven guilty."
"Donald Trump doesn't believe anyone can tell him how to speak," said Sessions.
San Francisco was supposed to have sites up and running this month. It does not.
Two years after accepting applications, the DEA has yet to grant licenses to growers.
The SITSA Act would turn the attorney general into the chief arbiter of what substances Americans can buy, sell, and put in their bodies.
Reason editors discuss what anti-immigration fantasy looks like when translated into policy, and how education diversity goals lead to discrimination.
Commutations for people serving absurdly long sentences would be a great new way to torture the attorney general.
Jeff Sessions' Ruling Denying Asylum to Victims of Domestic Violence Highlights Arbitrary Cruelty of Our Immigration Policy—a Problem that Goes Well Beyond the Current Administration
The decision is legally dubious. But it also highlights the arbitrariness of rules that exclude victims of horrible injustices just as severe as those luck enough to qualify.
"The United States has a significant interest in the vigilant protection of constitutional freedoms in institutions of higher learning."
Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Bill Largely Abolishing Federal Ban on Marijuana in States that have Legalized it Under their Own Laws
If it passes, this will be a major victory for both marijuana legalization and federalism.
He is questioning the legitimacy of private violence against women as valid grounds for asylum
The attorney general claims that approving new producers of cannabis might violate anti-drug treaties.
"We all are so optimistic that industrial hemp can become sometime in the future what tobacco was in Kentucky's past."
The attorney general pretends to discover that the controversial rifle accessories are already illegal.
The Trump administration starts negotiations on drug sentencing with a harsh opening bid.
The Constitution prevents the feds from commandeering state and local officials.
When it comes to this powerful legal tool, everyone's a hypocrite.
Immigration, federalism, and the 10th Amendment
Our top federal law enforcement officer has no idea what real pain is really like-or what doctors do to manage it.
Since the accessories are legal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is helping the president rewrite the law.