This letter signed by nearly 50 civil rights, faith, and criminal justice organizations was sent to the U.S. House opposing a bill intended to give states more flexibility to impose drug testing as a condition of… Read More
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Civil asset forfeiture allows the government to seize cash, cars, real estate, or other property suspected of being connected to criminal activity. In civil forfeiture actions the property itself, rather than an… Read More
Above the Law: An Investigation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuses in California is a multi-year, comprehensive look at asset forfeiture abuses in California that reveals the troubling extent to which law enforcement… Read More
This report reflects a new evolution in the thinking of the Global Commission, which includes Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, and the former presidents of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and Switzerland.… Read More
There is an extensive body of literature documenting the stigma associated with alcohol and other drug problems. No physical or psychiatric condition is more associated with social disapproval and discrimination than… Read More
Letter to the House and Senate Judiciary and Oversight Committees Requesting Hearings to Investigate the Drug Enforcement Administration
This letter calls on the House and Senate Judiciary and Oversight Committees in Congress to hold broad hearings to investigate the DEA and hold it accountable for its actions.
The case Barrett v. Claycomb challenges a Missouri public college’s policy of requiring mandatory, suspicionless drug testing of all newly enrolled students (and those returning after a period of absence) as a… Read More
The legislation being proposed violates the constitution and imposes needless costs on taxpayers.
At a time when increasing numbers of Americans are struggling financially and relying on public assistance, implementing mean-spirited and ineffectual mandatory drug-testing policies is both unconscionable and… Read More
A new bill threatens to make being jobless even harder than it already is.