Reporting on Criminal Justice
Obama’s legacy in crime reduction, law and order and curbing police violence.
Some analysts believe the prison population could climb under the Donald Trump administration, and the stock market seems to agree.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state’s Supreme Court.
Law and order has been a major theme this year on the campaign trail. But that means very different things to the two major party presidential candidates.
Top senators revealed a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill on Thursday.
Reporting on Drug Use
NPR takes a look at where the presidential candidates stand on the issue of legal pot.
The Obama administration has denied a bid by two Democratic governors to reconsider how it treats marijuana under federal drug control laws.
One major problem is accessing treatment when someone who needs it is ready to receive it.
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