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Eric Holder Drug War

Holder's Legacy: Steering Away From the Drug War and Mass Incarceration

Bill Piper | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Bill Piper

When it comes to criminal justice reform, Attorney General Eric Holder -- who announced today he will soon resign -- waged a revolution from within. Taken individually some of his work seems incremental. Seen as a whole it's quite bold.

White House Outlines 2014 Drug Control Policy

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration's 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and p...

Ryan J. Reilly

Federal Drug Prosecutions Drop To Reagan-Era Levels

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of drug defendants charged by the federal government in January dropped to its lowest monthly level in nearly 14 years, not l...

Ryan J. Reilly

Federal Prosecutor Tries A Radical Tactic In The Drug War: Not Throwing People In Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles is pursuing a bold new approach to the "war on drugs" in South Carolina. (Photo: North Charleston Police Department/Flickr)...

Ending the War on Drugs: The Moment is Now

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When it comes to addressing America's disastrous war on drugs, the Obama administration is saying the right things. But when it comes to putting its rhetoric into action, the administration has faltered.