Want to Reform the Criminal Justice System? End the Drug War.
Protesters say America's criminal justice system is unfair.
Courts are so jammed that innocent people plead guilty to avoid waiting years for a trial. Lawyers help rich people get special treatment. A jail stay is just as likely to teach you crime as it is to help you get a new start. Overcrowded prisons cost a fortune and increase suffering for both prisoners and guards.
There's one simple solution to most of these problems: End the war on drugs.
Our government has spent trillions of dollars trying to...