Ninety-One Percent of Recent NYPD Marijuana Arrests Were of Black or Hispanic People

Police in New York City continued to arrest and issue summons to thousands of people over simple marijuana possession in…

June 21, 2021

The Jacarezinho Massacre and Lethal Drug Policy Enforcement in Brazil

It’s a Rio de Janeiro classic. Officers of the civil, military or army police make an incursion into a favela.…

May 19, 2021

NYC to End Qualified Immunity for Police Officers—To an Extent

New York City will become the largest jurisdiction in the country to curtail police officers’ use of qualified immunity—a legal…

March 31, 2021