War on Drugs: End in Sight?

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Selena Toji: Drug law enforcement should not be predicated on where a person resides. If the U.S. is beginning a process of divestment from the War on Drugs, we must do so consistently and with a critical eye to how policies are implemented locally.

The Unnecessary Detention of Undocumented Youth

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Selena Teji: While California’s juvenile justice system engages in reform, the archaic and punitive traditions of the immigration system hamper its progress and undermine the best practices approach taken by the legislature and local officials.

Why Are More Blacks Busted for Marijuana Use

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Selena Teji: Nationally, African Americans are four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana use than their white counterparts, despite using the drug at approximately the same rate.

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