Our View: Opioids' Ruinous Grip

Our view: Opioids' ruinous grip
The local prosecutor urged continued tough penalties for heroin and cocaine convictions, the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star reported, and dismissed a 28-day drug rehabilitation program the courts often divert users into as "a waste of time." But, more …
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by Alpat

A Stillborn Child, a Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on "Fetal Harm"
The case intersects a number of divisive and difficult issues — the criminal justice system's often disproportionate treatment of poor people of color, especially in drug prosecutions; the backlash to Roe v. Wade and the conservative push to establish …
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