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, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Justice, expressed skepticism yesterday over the use of consent decrees to address civil rights abuses in policing, reports the Baltimore Sun.  Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee his Justice Department would approach such agreements with caution. "I think there is . . .

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