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‘Presumed Guilty’ focuses on inequalities of the American justice system

MSNBC host Ari Melber (“The Cycle”) joins Martin Bashir to explain his new project, “Presumed Guilty”, which seeks to point out the differences in how white Americans and minorities experience the criminal justice system.

Eric Holder calls for criminal justice reforms aimed at easing drug sentences

US attorney general mandating changes that would eradicate mandatory minimum sentences for some drug-related crimes<p>Non-violent drug offenders will avoid mandatory minimum sentences under proposals to cut America's soaring prison numbers due to be unveiled on Monday.<p>Attorney general Eric Holder is …

Will Holder's New Policy on Drug Sentences Transform Criminal Justice?

As Attorney General Eric Holder made clear in a speech yesterday, drug sentencing about to change. Mandatory minimums revolutionized the justice …

Criminal Sentencing

Drug addiction not a criminal issue, says chief medical officer

Sally Davies says drug addiction should be seen as a medical problem and admits eating hash cookies at university<p>England's chief medical officer has said drug addiction should be seen as a medical problem, but that society chooses to treat it as a criminal justice issue.<p>Professor Dame Sally …

The Top 10 Most Startling Facts About People of Color and Criminal Justice in the United States

<i>For a more recent version of this information, see “</i><i>8 Facts You Should Know About the Criminal Justice System and People of Color</i><i>” by Jamal …

The fight for reform in the justice system

MSNBC colleague Ari Melber, co-host of The Cycle, joins Karen Finney to talk about the effect systemic inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system can have on communities of color.

The war on drugs and criminal justice

Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki and author Michelle Alexander join Rev. Sharpton to discuss the racial disparities in the criminal justice system and the role the war on drugs has played in creating those disparities.

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …


“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Health Care

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