The Decriminalization/Defelonization of Drugs

By Limus Woods Oregon is only 2% African-American, but 9% of this ethnic group makes up the entire jail population there. Recently, legislators from...

Fighting the Stigma: Safe Injection Sites In the UK and Europe

By Joe Chivers When we talk about drug decriminalization, the first drug that comes to mind is marijuana, but how does decriminalization affect intravenous drug...

Civil Forfeiture and the Drug War

by Limus Woods A scene from the 2001 movie Training Day comes to mind when I think about what civil forfeiture is at its root....

Federal Clemency Forecast: Not good, but not hopeless

Federal Clemency Forecast: Not good, but not hopeless By Nancy Crist Although two leading advocates of clemency and sentencing reform are appalled at President Trump’s promise...

Interview with CAN DO Founder Amy Povah

Amy Povah is the Founder of CAN-DO, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit foundation that advocates Clemency for All Non-violent Drug Offenders. Amy Povah experienced the injustices...

Mark Osler – Clemency Attorney

Mark Osler is a tireless advocate for sentencing and clemency reform.  He is currently a Law Professor and the Robert and Marion Short Distinguished...