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During more than three decades at the Los Angeles Times, Sandy Banks has served as reporter, editor, editorial writer and internship ...

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Prop. 47 is achieving its main goal, but with unintended consequences

Prop. 47 is achieving its main goal, but with unintended consequences

January 30, 2015

Proposition 47 is supposed to free up prison cells for "real" criminals by reducing drug possession to a misdemeanor offense. But what if those addicts also are the "real" criminals we fear?

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