Why are so many Americans in prison? Many factors are to blame, but one thing that likely keeps offenders returning to lockup is the new, weaker economy that makes it tougher for one-time offenders to find decent jobs.
Now that the 2013 session of the Vermont legislature has been over for almost a month and the last of the bills have been signed into law, one thing has become clear for those Vermonters who smoke marijuana or use drugs--2013 was a good year.
It seems as though everyone and their brother (excepting for law enforcement) has jumped on the legalization-of-dope bandwagon. After reading the latest in clouded judgment in a recent article, I felt a response was necessary.
DigitalJournal.com's first Liveblog Debate will focus on marijuana laws around the world. Should weed be decriminalized? Or should the war on drugs continue unabated? The debate occurred June 2 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time.
The world’s oldest profession has long been under attack by politics, moralists and abusive clients. Digital Journal investigates the unspoken truth behind three women’s court challenge to reform the laws of selling sex for a living.