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Illinois Suburb Residents Protest Inpatient Rehab Center

By McCarton Ackerman

Residents of Englewood are upset about a group of ex-drug offenders moving into their community. MORE  

U.S. to Reduce Prison Sentences for Tens of Thousands of Drug Offenders

By John Lavitt

The obscure U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a decision that could trigger a sea change in how we deal with drug offenders. MORE  

Holder Seeking Reduced Sentences for Prisoners Held on Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

The attorney general's latest proposal falls in line with a wider goal of pulling back on the drug war. MORE  

More Drug Offenders Being Forced to Plead Guilty

By Allison McCabe

Faced with receiving harsh penalties, defendants are feeling pressure from prosecutors to accept less time in exchange for a guilty plea. And overwhelmingly they agree. MORE  

Will Drug Prison Sentences Be Lowered?

By Chrisanne Grise

The Justice Department recommends reduced sentences for low-level drug offenders to address crowded prisons and tight budgets. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

California could exempt addicts from prosecution if they seek medical help, UK rolls out pills to beat a breathalyzer, and Shia LaBeouf drops acid for a movie role. MORE  

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