Welcome Drug Prosecution Reform Still Needs Congress’s Help

Post Date: August 13, 2013

(Washington Post Editorial) — Among the astonishing and often forgotten facts about the United States is that our nation of 300 million — one-twentieth of the world’s population — keeps almost a quarter of the globe’s prisoners. Lots of Americans are in prison, and not all of them have to be there. On Monday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced a series of reforms to change that. But there’s only so much Mr. Holder can — or should — do alone. Read more…