On Monday, as the 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly came to an end, lawmakers agreed to make sweeping changes to their criminal justice policies. In particular, they voted to end mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders. This is a huge victory in the war on drugs. Mixed in with a slew of tax […]
In his speech, the Attorney General made statements that sounded promising to legalization advocates. Will they pan out?
On Monday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., announced major changes to the federal criminal justice system, which included eliminating laws that require low-level, nonviolent drug offenders who have no ties to gangs or large-scale drug organizations