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Is There a Perfect Storm for Federal Sentencing Reform?

August 15th

WASHINGTON, DC — After decades of ever-increasing resort to mass incarceration in the United States, we seem to be reaching the end of the line. Driven in large part by economic necessity, state prison populations have, in the past three years, begun to decline slightly. The federal prison system, however, continues to grow, but now, […]

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Sen. Leahy Blocks Release of Some Mexican Drug War Funding

August 14th

WASHINGTON, DC — Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), head of the Senate Appropriations Committee, last week blocked the release of $95 million in funds destined to help Mexico prosecute its war on drugs, saying neither the US nor the Mexican governments had shown they had a clear strategy for moving forward. The money was appropriated as […]

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Welcome AG Eric Holder’s Sentencing Reform

August 12th

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a speech today to the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in which he outlined a new sentencing and enforcement strategy as America enters the fifth decade of the so-called “War on Drugs.” Medical marijuana advocates are cautiously optimistic that the announcement will bring […]

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As Pressure Mounts, AG Eric Holder Acts on Sentencing Reform

August 12th

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday a comprehensive federal sentencing reform package with a strong emphasis on drug sentencing. He said he will direct US Attorneys that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders not tied to gangs or major trafficking organizations should not be charged in ways that trigger lengthy mandatory minimum […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder Expected to Issue Major Drug Sentencing Changes Today

August 12th

WASHINGTON, DC — In a speech to the American Bar Association today Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce major federal sentencing changes, including dropping the use of mandatory minimum sentencing in certain drug cases, expediting the release of certain nonviolent elderly prisoners, leaving more offenses to state courts to deal with, and working […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder Calls for Major Sentencing Reform

August 7th

WASHINGTON, DC – In an interview with NPR that Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder said there are too many people in prison and it is time for federal sentencing reform. He could announce major changes as early as next week. In the NPR interview Holder said:  “The war on drugs is now 30, 40 years old. There […]

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Breaking Bad’s Final Season Kicks Off with Edgy New Video from Drug Policy Alliance and Beyond Bars

August 6th

What Breaking Bad REALLY Tells Us about the War on Drugs from Brave New Foundation on Vimeo. The Drug Policy Alliance and Beyond Bars have teamed up to release an edgy and thought-provoking new video pegged to the upcoming premiere of the final season of AMC’s runaway hit show Breaking Bad. The video, which purposefully mimics the […]

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DPA: Congress Should Hold Hearings Reviewing DEA and U.S. Drug Policy from Top-to-Bottom

August 6th

In what many have called a blatant abuse of power that strips Americans of their fundamental constitutional rights, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and other agencies to spy on American citizens in the name of the War on Drugs. Moreover, according to an investigation […]

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DEA Unit Uses NSA Spy Data to Launch Criminal Investigations, Then Hide Their Origins

August 6th

At an undisclosed location in Virginia, a publicity-shy unit of the Drug Enforcement Agency is feeding surveillance data from the National Security Agency (NSA), as well as wiretaps, informants, and a massive DEA phone record database, to law enforcement officials around the country to help them launch criminal investigations of American citizens. Reuters broke the story with […]

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DEA Conceals Reliance on Surveillance Conducted by Intelligence Agencies

August 6th

NEW YORK – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is using secret surveillance tactics – including wiretaps and examining telephone records – to make arrests while concealing the source of the evidence from judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys, according to a story published today by Reuters. In cases where this intelligence is used to make an […]

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