Douglas Berman

Professor of Law at Ohio State University

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Professor of Law and pardons expert at Ohio State University

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So far four states and Washington DC have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ohio could be next.

Pot Legalization in Ohio

So far four states and Washington DC have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ohio could be next.

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A majority of the US Supreme Court has ruled that California must reduce its prison population to relieve overcrowding that violates the Constitution.

Supreme Court Orders California to Relieve Prison Overcrowding

A majority of the US Supreme Court has ruled that California must reduce its prison population to relieve overcrowding that violates the Constitution.

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A majority of the US Supreme Court has ruled that California must reduce its prison population to relieve overcrowding that violates the Constitution.

Supreme Court Orders California to Relieve Prison Overcrowding

A majority of the US Supreme Court has ruled that California must reduce its prison population to relieve overcrowding that violates the Constitution.

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