REPORT BREAKDOWN: The Sentencing Project 

People can face felony murder charges for people they didn't kill in 14 states

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05.02.2022

she was raped in jail, now she’s fighting for other women still at risk of sexual assault in prison; Biden grants 3 pardons; MI prisons face 800+ staff shortage; LA Sheriff accused of covering up a deputy kneeling on inmates neck

04.25.2022

Federal cannabis legalization falls deeper into the weeds; SC court stops execution of man by firing squad; MS prisons found to have horrible living conditions by DOJ; flakka takes over AL prisons causing deaths

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A 4/20 Tale of two countries

Black people are 3.64 times more likely than white people to be arrested for marijuana possession, notwithstanding comparable usage rates. The increasing number of states legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana has not reduced national trends in racial disparities, which remain unchanged since 2010.

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