Professor Peter Moskos, a former Baltimore police officer who teaches law enforcement classes at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said the Rockefeller laws "don't make sense from a legal level or a moral level. They treat every problem as if prison was the answer."Read the whole story by Richard Liebson and Rebecca Baker in the Lower Hudson Valley (that's suburban NYC)Journal News.
"Nobody leaves prison better than they were when they went in," he said. "Those laws had no deterrent effect. Frankly, I'm amazed that it took so long to get rid of them."
March 28, 2009
Rockefeller Drug Laws
It's official. I don't like them. See it says so right here:
Labels: war on drugs