U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a sentencing directive for federal prosecutors mandating they "pursue the most serious, readily provable offense" for cases. How will the new federal sentencing directives and return of mandatory minimums impact our region?
The D.C. Council voted unanimously this summer to allow medicinal marijuana in Washington. Voters in California will soon consider a ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana for all. But what happens after prohibitions are eased? We examine why one Dutch city with liberal laws is actually moving to curtail marijuana.
- Peter Reuter Senior Economist, Rand Corporation; Professor of Public Policy and Criminology, University of Maryland
- Davion Ford Reporter, Radio Netherlands
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