MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Justice Department will soon make it easier for local law enforcement to seize cash and property from crime suspects and reap the proceeds, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
- 13 September, 2017 House Rejects Sessions Order Giving Cops More Power To Take Innocent People's Stuff U.S. House lawmakers on Tuesday adopted a trio of bipartisan measures meant to rein in civil asset forfeiture, a controversial law enforcement practice that allows police to confiscate property from individuals without ever convicting them of a crime, ...
- 28 February, 2017 U.S. attorney general pushes to stop suing local police U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday that the federal government should stop spending money to sue local police departments, signaling a sharp departure from the previous administration's policy toward law enforcement exhibiting patterns...
- 4 March, 2017 Sessions' path to remake Justice Department may be clearer WASHINGTON (AP) — The political cloud over Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to step back from any investigation touching the Trump campaign may have a silver lining for a law enforcement officer who appears preoccupied by violent crime, drugs and immigration.
- 2 March, 2017 Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign season last year, contact that immediately fueled calls for him to recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into […]
- 23 April, 2017 One-on-one with Attorney General Jeff Sessions George Stephanopoulos interviews the U.S. attorney general in his first Sunday show interview since joining the Trump administration.