Category: Cases

Court-Referred MJ Treatment: Court and Treatment Backlog

Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) has long cited increases in people seeking treatment for marijuana as a core reason to keep prohibition. However, the WaPost reports this week that DHHS has come out with some context for… Read More

Philly Bar Assoc. Will Push Civil Gideon In 2016

The incoming chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, in his initial address to members, says he will push for “civil Gideon” legislation in 2016. The move would be one a high-profile boost to the idea of providing free… Read More

Texas To Rule On Civil Fees Issue

The Texas Supreme Court is expected to hear a case this week that might clarify when local courts can force poor plaintiffs to pay fees. The Texas Tribune news website explains that”… in 2012, six plaintiffs from Tarrant… Read More