October 22nd Summary

Sheriff of Washington’s Largest County Claims Marijuana Legalization Works

KomoNews.com- Judge tosses out lawsuit by Seattle PD that new guidelines on using force jeopardize their safety

JuvenileJustice- Cultivating Better Futures for Bronx Youths- I say this at the risk of sounding cruel and it is not my intention, but I’m curious what the ROI is on this project? A 1.1 million dollar grant with a reach of 62 youths seems quite expensive and difficult to sustain from one source, though it’s certainly possible large amounts of this grant established infrastructure and smaller funding sources will be needed in the future.

ColorLines- One Lawyer Keeps the Pressure On For Criminal Justice Reform– A great introduction to Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative, work that has been compared to Michelle Alexander and the New Jim Crow.

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