Attorney General Jeff Sessions met Wednesday and Thursday with his Colombian and Mexican counterparts in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss combating the threat of transnational organized crime.
(Reuters) – Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his “family” of young followers, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the late 1960s, died on Sunday, prison officials said. He was 83.
A new report shows that sentencing disparities between similarly situated white and black offenders remain pronounced, providing evidence for concerns about systemic inequality in the federal criminal justice system.
Don Lemon filed an aggravated harassment report with the New York Police Department on Wednesday after a Twitter user sent the CNN host multiple messages threatening to find and stab him, according to law enforcement officials.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted federal sentencing reform efforts Thursday, saying that with violent crime rates rising, now was not the time to lighten sentences.
Three bills introduced in the past eight days have put federal sentencing reform front and center in the U.S. Senate’s criminal justice agenda.
The Department of Justice announced Thursday the reinvigoration of a Bush-era program to help combat growing violent crime in America.