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Would Hamsterdam Work - Drug Depenalization In The Wire And In Real Life, John Bronsteen Jan 2018

Would Hamsterdam Work - Drug Depenalization In The Wire And In Real Life, John Bronsteen

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The television show The Wire depicts a plan called “Hamsterdam” in which police let people sell drugs in isolated places, and only those places, without fear of arrest. Based on limited but decent empirical evidence, we can make educated guesses about what would happen if that were tried in real life. Indeed, Swiss police tried something remarkably similar in the 1980s. More generally, the results of various forms of drug legalization, depenalization, and decriminalization in Europe--such as in Portugal, which has transferred the state's method of dealing with drug use (including heroin and cocaine) from the criminal justice system ...


The Overlooked Benefits Of The Blackstone Principle, John Bronsteen Jan 2015

The Overlooked Benefits Of The Blackstone Principle, John Bronsteen

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Retribution And The Experience Of Punishment., John Bronsteen Jan 2010

Retribution And The Experience Of Punishment., John Bronsteen

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Happiness And Punishment., John Bronsteen Jan 2009

Happiness And Punishment., John Bronsteen

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Retribution's Role., John Bronsteen Jan 2009

Retribution's Role., John Bronsteen

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The Sui Generis Infallible Sniffing Dog And Other Legal Fictions: Illinois Vs. Caballes, Jerry E. Norton Jan 2005

The Sui Generis Infallible Sniffing Dog And Other Legal Fictions: Illinois Vs. Caballes, Jerry E. Norton

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Reforming The Federal Sentencing Guidelines’ Misguided Approach To Real-Offense Sentencing, David N. Yellen Jan 2005

Reforming The Federal Sentencing Guidelines’ Misguided Approach To Real-Offense Sentencing, David N. Yellen

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Saving Federal Sentencing Reform After Apprendi, Blakely And Booker, David N. Yellen Jan 2005

Saving Federal Sentencing Reform After Apprendi, Blakely And Booker, David N. Yellen

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Class Action Settlements: An Opt-In Proposal, John Bronsteen Jan 2005

Class Action Settlements: An Opt-In Proposal, John Bronsteen

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Is “Relevant Conduct” Relevant? Reconsidering The Guidelines’ Approach To Real Offense Sentencing, David N. Yellen Jan 2000

Is “Relevant Conduct” Relevant? Reconsidering The Guidelines’ Approach To Real Offense Sentencing, David N. Yellen

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