Conservatives for sentencing reform? Who woulda thunk it? But that's what's happening.
State and federal courts have been grappling with the issue of whether police need a warrant to install a GPS tracking device on a vehicle. Now it may be headed for the Supreme Court.
Questions about marijuana legalization and drug policy dominated a YouTube "Ask Obama" forum last week, and this time, Obama responded with more than a laugh.
The next round of pot legalization initiatives is getting off the ground in the Pacific Northwest.
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Now, here's a shocker: An Illinois study finds that blacks are five times more likely to be sent to prison for drug possession than whites.
Black market profits fuel deadly violence. Who could ever have predicted that? (Image via Wikimedia)
It was a relatively quiet week in Mexico's drug wars -- only a hundred people killed -- but Ciudad Juarez continues to live up to its reputation as one of the world's deadliest cities.
No cops got arrested this week for drug prohibition-related corruption, but a few got convicted, and one got sentenced.
Confronted with a new synthetic stimulant drug, a US senator reflexively reaches for the ban button.
As the US, UK, and Sweden file formal objections to Bolivian efforts to amend the UN 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs to end the proscription on coca leaf chewing, Bolivians take to the streets.
Iran is already one of the world's leading death penalty countries, but it has been hanging drug offenders at a record pace so far this year.
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