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#rockreform10: legal action center, much work remains to undo grotesque legacy of the rockefeller drug laws

#RockReform10 Legal Action Center: Much Work Remains to Undo Grotesque Legacy of the Rockefeller Drug Laws Filter Magazine Op-Ed     Our new contribution for the #RockReform10 project comes from the Legal Action Center’s (LAC) Tracie Gardner, Vice President of Policy; Anita Marton, Senior Vice President; and Arianne Keegan, Communications Associate.  In their opinion editorial for Filter Magazine, they discuss Carmona V. Ward and […]

new drug laws could worsen the opioid crisis. connecticut can do better.

New drug laws could worsen the opioid crisis. Connecticut can do better. By Kenyatta Thompson and Lorenzo Jones Last month, the Connecticut legislature ended its 2019 session with a package of bills aimed at reducing fatal overdoses and drug-related harm in the state. One positive step is the inclusion of $8 million in funding by […]

opinion: how new york is failing those left behind at rikers island

Opinion: How New York Is Failing Those Left Behind At Rikers Island by Erin Corbett and Keith Brown   Rikers, as usual, is in the news. From the calls for New York to move towards true decarceration by closing Rikers, to the heated public discourse surrounding the plans to open smaller, borough jails , Rikers has permeated and pierced […]