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Post-Midterms Forecast for Justice Reform: Cloudy, But Encouraging

Voters besieged with scary events and frightening rhetoric mostly swung in the opposite direction at the ballot box last week. That’s expanded an encouraging bipartisan reform climate for newly elected, or re-elected, governors, DAs and legislators—if they’re willing to take heed, says a leading justice commentator.

Sessions May Seek His Old Senate Seat

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering running for his old Alabama Senate seat in 2020. Sessions was fired as attorney general Wednesday. After he left the Senate in 2017, his seat was won by Democrat Doug Jones. Jones is up for a full term in 2020, and may be the most vulnerable incumbent senator facing reelection.