Innocent until proven guilty. It’s the backbone of the American legal system. It’s the heart of justice. Or at least, it’s supposed to be. It’s what we’re told, what we grow up hearing, what (supposedly) sets us apart from all the other “justice” systems in the world. Yet, when it comes to the … [Read more...] aboutPrivate Prisons & Drug Sentences: Good or Bad?
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Aaron is almost 19 and, like most 19-year-olds, loves movies, music, and games. As Aaron’s 19th birthday approaches, thoughts of cake, friends, and a slammin’ party dance in Aaron’s head. But unlike other almost-19-year-olds, Aaron won’t have a birthday because of incarceration for a drug related … [Read more...] aboutThe Benefits of Substance Abuse Treatment over Incarceration for Drug Use