CHICAGO, April 19 (Reuters) - The Cook County State's Attorney in Chicago plans to change how it handles low-level drug offenses, which will include t...
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A wave of public anger over two horrific murders in the 1990s birthed "Three Strikes And You're Out" laws in several states, mandating long prison sen...
WASHINGTON -- Just weeks before Attorney General Eric Holder decried "unduly harsh" mandatory minimum sentences for certain low-level drug offenders, ...
Of the five years Douglas will serve in the prison system, the next few months will be the worst. The most difficult aspect of entanglements with the criminal justice system is the unknown.
If I get put on a jury in a non-violent drug case, I'll vote "not guilty," based on my principles -- even if I think the defendant actually did it.
Once again, the system operating under the auspices of service, protection and justice has failed.
In New York, the 36-year-old Rockefeller Drug Laws may be massively overhauled.
A significant reallocation of scarce resources from criminal justice to public health solutions is long overdue, but drug policy is multi-disciplinary and international in scope.
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