Cassell publishes op-ed in Fox News on Jeff Sessions as a crime victims’ rights advocate

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in Fox News about why Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions will make a strong U.S. attorney general from a crime victims’ rights perspective.Paul_Cassell_e1davh

“We welcome the announcement that President-elect Trump will nominate Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general of the United States.

Senator Sessions has a long and robust record of fighting for justice, and more specifically for enforceable victims’ rights.  If confirmed by the Senate, he will undoubtedly be a powerful voice for crime victims as the chief law enforcement officer of the United States.

Our enthusiasm about Senator Sessions stems from the fact that he was an early supporter of amending the U.S. Constitution to protect rights for crime victims,” wrote Cassell, who co-authored the op-ed with Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Professor Steven J. Twist.

Read the op-ed here.