Daily Archives: January 18, 2010

Maybe we should just lock everybody up for life

Drug sentences excessive, expert says. University of Kentucky professor Robert Lawson has issued a report on Kentucky’s criminal justice system. Kentucky’s 35-year drug war has led to unfair, “brutally harsh sentences,” overcrowding the state’s prison system with non-violent offenders, a … Continue reading

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One person can make a difference

Seattle’s new city attorney to dismiss cases of pot possession City Attorney Pete Holmes, who beat incumbent Tom Carr in November, said he dismissed two marijuana-related cases in his first day on the job, and several others are about to … Continue reading

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