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Advocates Call for Ending ‘Forever War’ Against Drugs

Using punitive justice system tools to combat street drug dealers is a waste of resources that could be better oriented towards addressing the public health issues linked to addiction and substance abuse, leading advocates said during the second day of the John Jay Justice Innovations Conference.

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Supreme Court Voids Trump Shutdown of ‘Dreamers’ Program

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration cannot carry out its plan to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as “Dreamers,” to avoid deportation and remain in the U.S. The White House could try again to end the DACA program by providing a better explanation.