The U.S. justice system also has a staggeringly low acquittal rate and over-charges on drug offenses.
Drug courts and mandatory treatment models often lead right back to incarceration.
“Incarceration should not even be a response to drug possession.”
Doubling down on a drug war that has failed for 40 years.
Under the guise of getting addicts treatment, courts are ordering people to do dangerous and unremunerated labor in "diversion" factory farms.
When mercy gets in the way of ambition.
Now I'm trying to make amends.
Went to rehab, admitted to relapse
Well, presumably she knows what happens next
In the spirit of getting things right, I'd like to help the world's best fact checkers get their facts straight.
Drug Policy Alliance's Ethan Nadelmann and Drug Policy Institute's Kevin Sabet take on drug policy and the 2012 election.
Why the bipartisan push for drug courts is overrated.