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Why Jeff Sessions’ Final Act Could Have More Impact Than Expected — ProPublica

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New from ProPublica: Right before he left, Sessions signed a document formalizing the terms of what will be one of his abiding legacies: a Justice Department disengaged from its role in investigating and reforming police departments that repeatedly violate the civil rights of the people they’re sworn to protect.

Why Jeff Sessions’ Final Act Could Have More Impact Than Expected — ProPublica

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments. That same policy could also hamper the department’s role in environmental, voting-rights, and other cases.

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