While not limited to marijuana, cannabis prohibition has been, and continues to be, the vanguard of the War on Drugs in terms of social impact.
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle is pleased to convene our 5th Annual Black Legislative Agenda Day: From the Baltimore Grassroots. Our hope is that those of us working in the
UPDATE – 9/12/2017 At the Baltimore City Council meeting on September 11th, the Baltimore City Council narrowly passed a weakened version of the mandatory minimum sentencing bill for illegal handguns.
Marc Steiner hosts a roundtable on Bail Reform. New court rules governing the use of bail went into effect on July 1. The panel of guests explain the rules and answer any questions. With: Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research at Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Doug Colbert, Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law.
Host Marc Steiner has a conversation about Bail Reform with Caryn York, Director of Policy and Strategic Partnerships for the Job Opportunities Task Force; and Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.
Over the past couple of weeks, our bail reform effort has become tremendously controversial. Our bill, HB 1390 / SB 880 has been heard both in the Maryland House and the Senate.
Dayvon Love | March 12, 2017 Too much of today’s criminal justice system is set up to make money, often at the expense of the poorest among us. The bail