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Plan Colombia By The Numbers

Adam Isaacson’s got the data:

Total U.S. aid to Colombia over the seven years between 2000 and 2006: $4.72 billion Square miles of Colombia sprayed with “Round-Up Ultra” herbicide, 2000-2005: 2,550 Land area of Delaware, square miles: 1,954 Square miles planted in Colombia with coca, the plant used to make cocaine, in 2000, the year […]

Plummeting Arrest Clearance Rates — a victim of the drug war?

This could be huge. Former NY state criminal justice official Scott Christianson takes a different look at crime statistics in today’s Christian Science Monitor. Christianson first notes that violent crime has been falling, particularly in the past 10 years, and in some cases has reached its lowest point in 40 years. And yet…

But discussions […]

4th Amendment Glimmer of Hope #2

SCOTUSblog previews today’s Supreme Court arguments in United States v. Grubbs. While this is a pornography case, it has a lot of potential connection to the drug war. The case involves Anticipatory Search Warrants. These are warrants that are issued in advance to be triggered by a certain event, such as after the package pornography […]

4th Amendment Glimmer of Hope #1