Last updated on: 3/6/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

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

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?