Our nation's two-decade spree of building prisons and sentencing even nonviolent criminals to long spells inside them has produced a staggering number of incarcerated people in America--more than
Thanks to the US-led drug war, AIDS is exploding among injection drug users.
Thirteen-year-old Idalmin Santana has a ready smile and long braids. She lives with a foster family in Jamaica, Queens, because her parents are in prison.
More than 275 women have faced charges relating to drug use during their pregnancies.
A budget crisis and a prison boom make the states a vanguard for drug reform.
Bush's new appointee Karen Tandy has a professional history deserving serious Congressional scrutiny.
An unnecessary new law is used to undermine legitimate dissent.
House Republicans anticipated smooth sailing for legislation to reauthorize the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Come June 4, Ed Rosenthal will be back in US District Court in San
Francisco, to hear what sentence Judge Charles Breyer has decided to
Bill Bennett told a grateful nation,
"Be moral. Just resist temptation."
By windbag airing of this thesis,
Bill Bennett got as rich as Croesus.