The scent of criminal justice reform is in the air on Capitol Hill this year. Now, a broad coalition is calling for reforms to be deep and serious.
The Post's Sari Horwitz reports that Obama intends to nominate Vanita Gupta, currently director of the ACLU's Center for Justice, to lead the civil rights division of the Justice Department
Ex-trooper with Baltimore roots works to convert war on drugs to a legal drug industry
Alison Holcomb hopes the state will continue to allow home growing for patients.
California Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will lead a blue ribbon panel of expert to chart a path toward marijuana legalization, the ACLU of California announced Thursday.
If about the same number of black and white Americans report using marijuana, why are more than three times as many blacks arrested for possession?
A groundbreaking report from the ACLU found that minorities are targeted in the war on weed, even in predominantly white neighborhoods.
A Pittsfield woman has sued a former employer for not rehiring her after she told them she uses marijuana for medical reasons.
Attorney Michelle Alexander has been shaking things up across the nation over the past two years, yet you may not have heard of her. Her book, The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, takes on race and the War on Drugs in ways few people would dare to approach.
Adding more weight to the seriousness of the issues involved in the case, the Rhode Island Medical Society (RIMS) has joined as a plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit filed earlier this week, challenging the state Department of Health (DOH) for making it more difficult for patients with debilitating medical conditions to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program.