Pot Legalization, Sentencing Reform Advance in State Ballots

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The most contentious US presidential campaign in modern history produced a mixed win for criminal justice reform. Votes on Tuesday on several key statewide ballot measures -- and in a smattering of local races -- affirmed that support for a more just, and less intrusive, legal system transcends even the most divisive partisan politics.

As proof that justice reform remains a bipartisan effort, several states that went to Donald Trump also passed initiatives easing penalties for non-violent offenders and moving the . . .

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