Daily Archives: 05/25/2012

Collateral Damage — America’s Drug War

There are 2.3 million people behind bars in this country — that is triple the amount of prisoners we had in 1987 — and 25 percent of those incarcerated are locked up for drug offenses. Taxpayers spend almost $70 billion a year on…

SAVE THE DATE! The 11th Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference

The ACLU of California is sponsoring the: Gideon and Beyond: Securing Constitutional Rights Through Policy Advocacy The 11th Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference will examine efforts to realize the promise of Gideon v. Wainwright and other watershed Supreme Court…