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Smart on Crime gains converts

I talked a while back about the notion of being “smart” on crime (rather than “tough” on crime), and hoped that more politicians would pursue that notion. Well here’s another one. Via SFGate:

Kamala Harris was sworn in Thursday as the first black woman in California history to serve as a district attorney, […]

Former Judge takes on the Drug War

Check out a wonderful OpEd by Martin Haines, a retired Superior Court judge and a former State Bar Association president, published Thursday in the Asbury Park Press. Some important stats, plus these comments:

The evidence is crystal clear: The drug war is a destructive failure. Every statistic underlines the fact that drug use over […]

Missed a few days..

Sorry to have missed posting for a few days. We just finished hosting a statewide Theatre Festival with about 4000 high school students for 3 days of workshops and performances. Quite a delightful event, including the Broadway Showtune Sing-along Friday night for which I played the piano. “bullet” On a sadder note, those of […]