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Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

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It’s not surprising that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a beeline to reverse one of the Obama administration’s policy changes on prisons. His conservative record leaves no indication that he’d want to get the government out of the prison business, the way the Justice Department under his predecessor Loretta Lynch did.

So the memo he sent to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, rescinding the order of former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates (who President Trump fired last month), allowing government contracts with private prisons to expire was one of the many things from the previous White House that the Trump administration intends to turn upside down.

Read more here: http://www.ebony.com/news-views/sessions-prison-industry#ixzz4oWOBPqhb

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 1, 2017 at 4:23 pm

Posted in EBONY.com

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