Chris Mims

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Drug addiction not a criminal issue, says chief medical officer

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 Davies's comments came as she told BBC Radio 3's Private Passions that she ate hash cookies at university.<p>Davies said of …

Judicial review cases undermining parliament, says justice secretary

Campaign groups are undermining parliament by launching too many court challenges aimed at overturning government policy and avoiding costs by hiding behind "human shields", the justice secretary has said.<p>In his clearest rationalisation so far of why judicial review cases should be limited, Chris …

Rwanda is proof that more women should work in criminal justice

"At the time of the genocide and immediately afterwards, perpetrators, victims and international observers were crying for justice. Women fought a war without guns."<p>As the world looks on in horror at the bloodshed in Gaza, Mary Gahonzire brings a unique perspective to the role of women in …

The Case of the Missing White-Collar Criminal

The senior executives who played leading roles in the 2008 financial crisis can breathe a sigh of relief: If any committed crimes, the statute of …

DOJ to combat racial bias in justice system - Video on NBCNews.com

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Obama, Race, and Justice

In the president's recent remarks on Trayvon Martin, a somber reminder of the systemic odds minorities face when it comes to criminal justice.<p><i>"It is a real calamity, in this country, for any man, guilty or not guilty, to be accused of crime, but it is an incomparably greater calamity for any</i> …