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Why our drug laws have failed and what we can do about it : a judicial indictment of the war on drugs

Autore: James P Gray
Editore: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : 2nd edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Veteran trial judge and former federal prosecutor Judge James P. Gray believes drug prohibition remains one of our country's biggest failed policies. In this updated edition of his bestseller, Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What Can We Do About It, Judge Gray provides startling information about drug-related crimes--from escalating incarceration rates to drug-related kidnappings. Judge Gray also examines the  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: James P Gray
ISBN: 9781439907986 1439907986 9781439907993 1439907994 9781439908006 1439908001
Numero OCLC: 723142855
Descrizione: xvi, 284 pages ; 23 cm
Contenuti: pt. I. Introduction --
pt. II. Our drug laws have failed --
1. Past and present --
A historical perspective --
Emergence of the prison-industrial complex --
2. Increased harm to communities --
Communities awash in illicit drugs --
Violence and corruption --
Domestic --
Foreign --
3. Erosion of protections of the Bill of Rights: where's Paul Revere? --
4. Increased harm to drug users --
Demonization --
Deterioration of health --
5. Increased harm for the future --
Conspiracy theories --
Government policy: don't discuss it! --
pt. III. Options --
6. Increased zero tolerance --
7. Education --
8. Drug treatment --
Rehabilitation --
Medicalization --
Needle-exchange programs --
Drug-substitution programs --
Drug maintenance programs --
9. Deprofitization of drugs --
Legalization --
Decriminalization --
Regulated distribution --
10. Federalism, not federalization --
pt. IV. What we can do about it --
Appendix A. Resolution --
Appendix B. Government Commission reports and other public inquiries.
Responsabilità: James P. Gray.

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"As provocative and topical as the film Traffic, here's a scathing jeremiad against the war on drugs, notable both for the author's position and for the sustained anger of its argument." - Publishers Per saperne di più…

 
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