Our legal system has failed to protect young girls’ right to self defense.
Drug policy expert Sanho Tree tells CCTV that two different worlds are developing. While the Americas are moving towards legalization, other countries are clamping down harder on drug laws.
While it represents a step forward, ‘ban the box’ only goes so far in addressing deeper systemic issues fueling mass incarceration.
The assault at Spring Valley High is representative of the U.S.’s disturbing habit of criminalizing black and Latino children.