Center for Law and Justice Receives Grant from Drug Policy Alliance

Center for Law and Justice Receives Grant from Drug Policy Alliance Albany, NY- The Center for Law and Justice is pleased to announce that on August 29, 2016, it was awarded a $25,000 grant from Drug Policy Alliance in order to support community engagements programs. Specifically, the grant will help support the Albany Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, the […]

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Low-Level Drug Offenders Find New Source of Addiction Help

Low-Level Drug Offenders Find New Source of Addiction Help, New York Times, April 11, 2016. Excerpt: “When pondering how to keep low-level drug offenders out of jail, officials in Albany, New York, faced a challenge: How could they pay for a case manager to coax addicts onto the straight and narrow, sometimes by tracking them down on the streets? The money […]

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The Ambitious Plan To ‘Fix’ Local Jails

The Ambitious Plan To ‘Fix’ Local Jails, On Point with Tom Ashbrook, April 14, 2016. Excerpt: “Criminal justice issues all over lately. A new report out of Chicago on all-too-obvious trust and race problems with the Chicago Police. Bill Clinton, grilled on his 1990s anti-crime push and our packed prisons. Black Lives Matter raging, ever since Ferguson. A new initiative […]

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