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Jeff Sessions, JD Biography

Title:
84th United States Attorney General
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • 84th United States Attorney General, Feb. 9, 2017-present
  • United States Senator of Alabama, 1997-Feb. 8, 2017
  • Alabama Attorney General, 1995-1997
  • United States Attorney, Alabama’s Southern District, 1981-1993
  • Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, 1975-1977
  • Practiced law in Alabama
  • Senate Budget Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Armed Services Committee, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
  • Chairman, Judiciary Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee of the Armed Services Strategic Subcommittee and of the US – Mexico Interparliamentary Group
  • Senate Joint Economic Committee
  • Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
  • Reserve Officers Association Minuteman of the Year Award
  • National Taxpayers Union Friend of the Taxpayer Award
  • Watchdogs of the Treasury Golden Bulldog Award
  • National Federation of Independent Business Guardian of Small Business Award
  • Coalition of Republican Environment Advocates Teddy Roosevelt Environmental Award
  • Alabama Farmers Federation Service to Agriculture Award
Education:
  • JD, University of Alabama, 1973
  • BA, Huntingdon College, 1969
Other:
  • Born in Selma, AL, on Dec. 24, 1946
  • Selected as a delegate to the annual Alabama Methodist Conference since 1987
  • Served as lay leader and as a Sunday school teacher at his family’s church
  • Served as the Chairman of his church’s Administrative Board
Quoted in:
  1. Do National Security Letters Give Excessive Surveillance Power to the Government?