The man's mother tells Newsweek about her shock when her son knocked on her door in the middle of the night.
There should be no separate justice for whites and blacks in America. But when it comes to drugs there is.
We need to reconsider mandatory minimum sentencing, longer sentences in general and plea bargaining.
Kevin Winters, McCollum's solicitor, said she was released effectively on parole.
This month, 6,000 drug offenders are being set free from federal prisons.
The pontiff should recognize that drug prohibition has proved to be a cure far worse than the disease.
Those selling marijuana legally find they are facing prohibition by the back door.
Bernard Noble has already served four years in prison.