University of Denver

More than 1,100 law school professors oppose Jeff Sessions's nomination as attorney general

More than 1,100 law school professors oppose Jeff Sessions's nomination as attorney general

A group of more than 1,100 law school professors from across the country is sending a letter to Congress Tuesday urging the Senate to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., for attorney general.

The letter, signed by law professors from 170 law schools in 48 states, is also scheduled to run as a full-page newspaper ad aimed at senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will be holding confirmation hearings for Sessions on Jan. 10 and 11.

"We are convinced that Jeff Sessions will not fairly enforce our nation's laws and promote justice...

48°