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ACLU STATEMENT ON DOJ DECISION TO SHIFT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN STATE MARIJUANA LAWS

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice is expected to reverse an Obama-era policy today that discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges against marijuana users in states where marijuana is legal. This decision would directly impact residents of the six states…

ACLU of California Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA

Media Contact: Edward Sifuentes, [email protected], 619-398-4497 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017 ACLU of California Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA SAN DIEGO — Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Trump’s intent to rescind the Deferred Action for…

ACLU to Jeff Sessions: Repeating The Failed War on Drugs Experiment Is Taking the Nation Back by Decades

NEW YORK —Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed the criminal justice policy by former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. that instructed prosecutors to avoid charging certain defendants with drug offenses that would prompt long mandatory minimum sentences. Sessions’ memo directs…