criminal injustice

NYC Defies Mayor Adams to Ban Solitary Confinement, Rein In NYPD

The New York City Council has overwhelmingly approved a package of police and jail reforms, in defiance of Mayor Eric…

February 1, 2024

Major Concerns Over Hawaii Cannabis Legalization Bill

A marijuana legalization measure unveiled in draft form by Hawaii’s attorney general in 2023 has now been formally introduced in the…

January 31, 2024

Oregon Democrats Unveil Bill to Roll Back Drug Decriminalization

A bill in Oregon, backed by Democratic lawmakers, would overturn critical aspects of Measure 110. The ballot initiative, approved by…

January 25, 2024

Supreme Court Case Will Profoundly Impact Homelessness in 2024

Future experiences of homelessness in the United States will depend significantly on a Supreme Court case that is now due…

January 17, 2024

Outpouring of Solidarity as BC Prosecutors Push Back DULF Case

Two co-founders of a Vancouver compassion club have yet to face formal charges as the date of what was supposed…

January 17, 2024

Calls for Coerced Treatment as Oregon Decrim Under Threat

By the time Morgan Godvin stood before a judge in Portland, Oregon, her life had spun out of control in…

January 11, 2024

Work on MN Marijuana Record Expungements “Well Underway”

Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety posted an update on the state’s mandated expungement of thousands of marijuana-related criminal records on…

January 5, 2024

Naltrexone as Opioid Treatment: Who Does It Work For, Besides Cops?

Of the three Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), two have been shown to reduce rates…

December 22, 2023

US Ramps Up Financial Crackdown on Mexican Drug Trafficking Orgs

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visited Mexico from December 5-7, seeking support for a strategy of going after drug…

December 8, 2023

Global Drug War Is Failing by Its Own Standards, Shows Damning Report

A new report reveals damning metrics on the global drug war. Despite widespread prohibition, international levels of banned drug use…

December 6, 2023