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Harm Reduction

The Prisoners the Judge Loses Sleep Over

February 14, 2014 Dave 0

Judge Michael Posner, federal court judge in Chicago, is one of America’s finest legal thinkers and jurists.  He deplores federal sentencing practices, particularly as they relate to non-violent drug offenses.  We imprison more of our people […]

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Adult Drug Use

The Perverse Incentives of Prohibition

February 3, 2014 Dave 1

Back in December I wrote about Annie D., a former state crime-lab chemist,  who had been recently caught and sentenced for tampering with evidence, obstruction of justice and inflating her credentials in 27 crimes to which she […]