Do Sessions Claims on Prison, Crime Ignore Research?

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Speaking in Texas at a conference on the anti-drug program DARE, Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited an Obama administration memo telling told federal prosecutors to avoid charges for low-level drug offenders that could trigger lengthy mandatory minimums. He argued that this memo caused violent crime to spike for the first time in decades and suggested that his decision to revoke the memo will, in turn, cause violent crime to fall, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!