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Attorney General Sessions Charts Course Back to Long Drug Sentences

May 13, 2017 11:26 AM
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Attorney General Sessions Charts Course Back to Long Drug Sentences

The Trump era of drug enforcement has officially arrived, and it sounds a lot like the old days.

That's what federal authorities used to do, when the war on drugs fueled the passage of mandatory minimum sentencing laws. But under former President Barack Obama, the Justice Department tried to rein in the use of those statutes, which advocates say were used disproportionately against minorities a...

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