Skip to content
  • Did federal inmate population drop under Obama for first time since Carter?

    PolitiFact - 05/18/2017

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently charged federal prosecutors with taking a more aggressive approach to charging defendants, including seeking mandatory minimum sentences.

    James Alan Fox, a criminologist at Northeastern University, said he sees no significant omissions from Schumer’s statement. “The assertion is correct,” Fox said. “The reasons are partly strategic and partly being in the right office at the right time.

  • Cookies on Northeastern sites

    This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand your use of our website and give you a better experience. By continuing to use the site or closing this banner without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies. To find out more about our use of cookies and how to change your settings, please go to our Privacy Statement.