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Alternatives to Incarceration

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)...

Health Issues at Root of Swollen Jails and Prisons; Solutions are in Diversion Programs

Dr. Timothy P. Condon | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Dr. Timothy P. Condon

The immense volume of people flooding criminal justice systems in the U.S. demands effective policy responses from governments at all levels. Effective diversion models need to be shared widely and expanded.

Saki Knafo

States, Cities Lead In Reversing Failed War On Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Four years ago, police officers and prosecutors in Seattle decided they’d had enough of the usual ways of fighting the war on drugs. The police...