by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 28, 2014
In the nation's capital, the marijuana legalization ballot initiative is very likely to pass. And the conversation is all about race.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
The very same brothers who have made a name for themselves cutting government services are now funding an initiative to provide more lawyers to the poor.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 23, 2014 Updated: October 25, 2014
“Brown’s death also should serve as a tragic reminder that marijuana is not harmless, that it is not just like alcohol or ‘safer than alcohol,’ that its consumption often leads to impairment that is very difficult for the public to measure."
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 23, 2014
A federal judge says no way.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
New York State agreed to a settlement Tuesday that the New York Civil Liberties Union called "historic" for improving the abysmal access to lawyers available to indigent criminal defendants.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 21, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
A new study found that rampant election spending is linked to more prosecution-friendly votes.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 17, 2014
The firing may have been the result of a shift in law and policy that divorced the police disciplinary decision from a criminal investigation.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on October 16, 2014 Updated: October 16, 2014
Just a brave, middle-aged white guy, sticking up for the REAL victims of child pornography: other middle-aged white guys.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 16, 2014
A 2006 ballot initiative billed as a "border security" measure indiscriminately denied bail to all undocumented immigrants charged with particular crimes.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 3, 2014
Federal drug defendants who go to trial spend three times longer in prison than those who plead guilty, in what one prosecutor described as the penalty for "the audacity of going to trial."