Today the ACLU and Students for Sensible Drug Policy filed a lawsuit that challenges the federal policy of denying financial aid to college students convicted of drug offenses. The suit argues that the policy, which applies to pot smokers and acid droppers but not muggers and rapists, violates the Fifth Amendment's Double Jeopardy Clause by imposing a second penalty for an already punished offense and its Equal Protection Clause by irrationally treating drug offenders as uniquely unworthy of financial aid.
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