All posts tagged "War on Drugs"
Appellate Litigation Protip: Do Not Attach Drugs to Your Petition
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit doesn’t have this problem often. But in an October...
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly: Marijuana “Not a Factor” in Drug War
Kelly's stance is lightyears away from Jeff Sessions' comments.
John Oliver Blasts America’s Marijuana Laws
The comedian delivered some cutting cannabis commentary.
Ohio Town Charges Opioid Overdose Survivors with “Inducing Panic”
Overdose survivors can expect a court summons.
What Does Trump Mean for Peace in Colombia?
Changes could be on the horizon.
New Study Finds Marijuana Arrests Outnumber Those for Violent Crimes
A new report from the ACLU and Human Rights Watch sheds light on drug-related arrests.
Jay Z Explains Why the War on Drugs is an ‘Epic Fail’
Jay Z teamed up with the NYT.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte “Confronts Ugly Head of Terrorism”
His latest decree permits police and military forces to halt vehicles or frisk civilians at their total discretion.
Finding El Chapo: What his Arrest Means for Mexico and the Drug Trade
Will it make a difference?
U.S. Drug Policy: Civil Rights Issue or Fair Enforcement?
The War on Drugs has led to mass incarceration, but is it a Civil Rights issue?
Are We Nearing the End of Failed Mandatory Minimum Sentences?
Keeping non violent criminals incarcerated for decades leads to overcrowded conditions and billions of taxpayer dollars. The mandatory...
Why the War on Drugs Takes on a New Form Behind Bars
With barbed wire fences, armed-guard towers, extensive searching by guards, and locked rooms, prisons seem to be a...
Calls for Sentencing Reform in the War on Drugs
On Wednesday, the attorney general, Eric Holder, stated “the war on drugs is now 30.. 40 years old....