Stories by Lynne Lyman

Lynne Lyman is the California State Director for the Drug Policy Alliance. subscribe to Lynne Lyman's feed

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Time to end laws that cause mass incarceration and criminalization of low-income people of color, and fail to protect public health.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

All across the country, civil asset forfeiture has been perverted into an ongoing attack on families who can’t afford to fight the government in court.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

California didn't legalize weed last year, but there was still a lot of good drug policy news out of the Golden State.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Officials across the states embrace sentencing reform, but California exists in a bubble.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Drug use is a health issue, not a criminal justice one, but Brown carries the torch for the War on Drugs, not struggling addicts.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Although 25 other states have passed three-strikes laws, only California punishes minor crimes with a life sentence.