Sessions Skeptical of Consent Decrees in Police Cases

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr

Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's nominee to head the Justice Department, tells senators that the agency's lawsuits charging civil-rights abuses by local police departments "undermine the respect for police officers and create an impression that the entire department is not doing their work consistent with fidelity to law and fairness, and we need to be careful before we do that . . .

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