Sen. Sessions has spoken out against Republican-led, bipartisan sentencing reform. He has also expressed skepticism of federal oversight of troubled police departments, and aggressively pursued drug convictions as a U. S. Attorney.
The Brennan Center's new report on unnecessary incarceration, its year-end look at 2016 crime numbers, and an advocacy push to get President Obama to expand clemency efforts his last month in office are all featured in December's update.
Donald Trump’s “Commission on Radical Islam” has stirred fears about religious discrimination. It must be vigorously resisted as a threat not only to American Muslims, but all Americans who dread a return to McCarthyism.