Policy Discussion: It’s Time for the U.S. to Decriminalize Drug Use and Possession [ONLINE]

By any measure and every metric, the U.S. war on drugs has been a catastrophic failure. The “tough on crime” approach to drug policy in this country and the public health crises it created has failed at its stated goals and led to the disproportionate incarceration of millions of otherwise law-abiding civilians while exacerbating drug-related … Read morePolicy Discussion: It’s Time for the U.S. to Decriminalize Drug Use and Possession [ONLINE]

Rethinking Policing and Surveillance in the Post-COVID-19 Era [ONLINE]

August 6, 2-4 PM ET – Rethinking Policing and Surveillance in the Post-COVID-19 Era To slow the spread of COVID-19, some communities considered temporary changes in policing practices, criminal courts, jail systems, and community supervision. While some localities modestly reduced arrests and released some incarcerated individuals, many emergency decarceration efforts have fallen short and drug … Read moreRethinking Policing and Surveillance in the Post-COVID-19 Era [ONLINE]