Sessions memo: Reversal on private prisons could portend shift on justice, observers say | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
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The federal government will not phase out its contracts with private prisons, Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated in a memo on Thursday, highlighting the Trump administration's contrasting approach to criminal justice after Obama-era reforms. LBJ School Professor Michele Deitch weighs in.