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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 …

Judicial review cases undermining parliament, says justice secretary

Chris Grayling accuses pressure groups of exploiting costly procedures to delay legislation and deportation decisions<p>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 …

Rwanda is proof that more women should work in criminal justice

Mary Gahonzire, Rwanda's deputy prisons commissioner, says women have had vital post-genocide role in rebuilding country<p>"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 …

The Case of the Missing White-Collar Criminal

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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> …