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ACLU bites back at Sessions for spreading misinformation about Baltimore’s consent decree

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Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

In a speech before law enforcement officers Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced consent decrees as a contributor to rising crime in American cities like Chicago and Baltimore, where those court orders requiring police departments to fix complex internal issues have been implemented to confront corruption and discrimination by officers.

ICE Agents Raid Baltimore-Area 7-Elevens in Nationwide Sweep

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

Federal agents visited several 7-Eleven stores around the Baltimore area today as part of a national sweep targeting undocumented workers and their employers.

Jeff Sessions’ Anti-Cannabis Policy Change Leaves Md. Medical Pot’s Future Uncertain

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Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ revealed that he’ll roll back an Obama-era protection for cannabis-legal states, leaving Maryland’s future with legal cannabis up in the air.

Sessions Chides Baltimore for Immigrant-Detention Policy, Says FBI ‘Will Probably’ Take Det. Suiter’s Murder Case

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Still via Fox45/Facebook

After delivering remarks on U.S. immigration policy today in Baltimore, Attorney General Jeff Sessions shared his thoughts on local sanctuary-like protections for jailed immigrants, police misconduct and the still-unsolved murder case of veteran homicide detective Sean Suiter.

Jeff Sessions to Talk Immigration, MS-13 on Tuesday in Baltimore

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Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Donald Trump’s attorney general will be in town tomorrow morning to banter about federal immigration policy and the push to eradicate the United States of MS-13.

Mosby Joins Lawsuit Against DOJ, Arguing it’s Coercing Cities into Enforcing Immigration Law

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

Baltimore’s top prosecutor has backed a federal lawsuit against Donald Trump’s Justice Department that says the agency is illegally holding crime-fighting grant money over cities’ heads if they don’t enforce federal immigration law.

David Simon Condemns War on Drugs at NYT Conference, Using Baltimore as an Example

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Still via video from The New York Times

A lot has changed in the two yeas since David Simon sat down with the president to discuss drug policy, but the writer and producer’s message remains the same.

Jeff Sessions Pressures Baltimore to Adopt Immigrant Detention Policy, Leveraging Crime-Fighting Money

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Jeff Sessions wasn’t lying when he said the Trump administration would withhold money from cities that don’t comply with its immigration policies, though it’s still unclear if he understands how Baltimore’s prison system works.

President Trump was Displeased to Learn His Deputy Attorney General Worked in Baltimore

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It was a big deal in Maryland when Rod Rosenstein was tapped to be second-in-command of the U.S. Justice Department under Donald Trump. But in a new interview with The New York Times, the president said he was miffed to learn of Rosenstein’s professional origins.

Justice Department Skips Baltimore for Crime-Fighting Partnership Tailored Toward Violence-Plagued Cities

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Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s first coordinated federal-state-local partnership to fight crime in America’s most violence-riddled cities. To the surprise of many, Charm City was left off the list.

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