With 2.3 million people in American prisons today, it’s time to normalize the criminal record.
On the surface, the marijuana legalization movement appears to be a winning scenario for industry advocates, private business, and state officials. However, one stakeholder has been noticeably excluded from the larger public discourse: the non-violent drug offender.
Hillary Clinton paid a visit to Columbia University on Wednesday morning to deliver the keynote address at the David Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum. Speaking before a full audience in Low Library, the former secretary of state discussed law enforcement and reforming the criminal justice system in the United States.