Though Mexico is firmly entrenched in the war on drugs, it’s not primarily a consumer nation. Young advocates there are calibrating their harm reduction efforts accordingly.
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Last week, the governor of Virginia ended the disenfranchisement of people convicted of felonies, one of the last groups still denied the right to vote.
Breaking new ground in long-running debates about criminal justice, Nancy Mullane’s Life of the Law podcast embraces a spirit of inclusiveness.
For many incarcerated Asian and Pacific Islanders, prison is often made tougher by the fact that their identity is not always recognized.
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As funding for education is slashed, students and professors in Puerto Rico are emerging as the frontline critics of austerity.
Since 2008, it’s been illegal for the United States to support militaries that use child soldiers, but a special provision of the law effectively renders it toothless.
Only by joining the world's leaders at the UN's meeting on global drug policy can Obama signal his seriousness about reform.
The small city of Ithaca, New York, just launched one of the most innovative approaches to drug use anywhere in the United States.
Justice Scalia decried the intrusion of politics into judicial appointments. The Senate should follow his lead.
A new program in California could vastly improve both health and criminal justice outcomes for the state’s most vulnerable populations.