January 2018

The Marijuana Memos: Department of Justice on Balancing Federal Interests, Limited Resources, and State Oversight

Written By: Tiffany Jones Business Committee Chair, American Journal of Trial Advocacy On January 4, 2018, United States Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions, III (Sessions) issued a memorandum to “All United States Attorneys.”[1]  The subject of the one-page memorandum: Marijuana Enforcement.[2] In the memorandum’s three paragraphs, Sessions rescinded all previous…