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Repeal Day’s 75th anniversary

Repeal Day’s 75th anniversary

Repeal Day’s 75th anniversary is December 5th. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified by Congress on January...

Marijuana arrests increased in 2007

Marijuana arrests increased in 2007

The FBI’s yearly report on crime data was released this week, and shows that a record number of Americans were...

House and Senate democrats discuss drug policy

House and Senate democrats discuss drug policy

Yesterday a Joint Economic Committee meeting was held by the House and Senate, called by Virginia Senator Jim Webb, to...

Mandatory minimum sentences

Mandatory minimum sentences

Woman in Black thinks that a mandatory month in prison should be a prerequisite to working as a judge or...

The proposed No Parole Bill and Middle Courts

The proposed No Parole Bill and Middle Courts

Despite all of the attention focused nationally on the overcrowding of our jails and prisons, our attorney general is pushing...

More on the Pew Center Study

More on the Pew Center Study

The figure of 1 in 100 adults incarcerated, although shocking, is not the worst of the statistics revealed by the...

More than 1 in 100 American Adults incarcerated

More than 1 in 100 American Adults incarcerated

A study by the Pew Center on the States reports that more than 1 in 100 Americans are currently behind...