The day after California passed Proposition 47 – reducing penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes -left city employees scrambling to figure out just how to enforce the new law. Police agencies, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and even some advocates wonderedContinue reading Prop 47 – A New Way of Dealing with Drug Possession
Drug possession has been downgraded to a misdemeanor following the approval of Proposition 47 in California. Proposition 47 and Drug Possession Under the now passed Proposition 47, nonviolent felonies such as drug possession and shoplifting will be classified as misdemeanors. Additionally, asContinue reading Drug Possession Now a Misdemeanor
According to recently released results of decade-long intervention program, violence prone children in the program grew up to have fewer psychiatric, drug-related, and legal problems. The Study In 1990, in the midst of Congress’ urgings for the National Institute of Mental HealthContinue reading Can Intervention Decrease Drug-Crime and Future Legal Problems?