Drug Crime http://www.kunc.org en AK-47s, Accordions And Angels Of Death: Narcocorridos Hit The Big Screen http://www.kunc.org/post/ak-47s-accordions-and-angels-death-narcocorridos-hit-big-screen <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaJ_hru9Qk4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCNhQxWXkcw</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 07:03:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 52314 at http://www.kunc.org AK-47s, Accordions And Angels Of Death: Narcocorridos Hit The Big Screen DOJ Decision Means Banking Is The Next Challenge For Colorado Marijuana http://www.kunc.org/post/doj-decision-means-banking-next-challenge-colorado-marijuana <p>The U.S. Department of Justice says it won’t stop marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington. Thursday’s announcement means Colorado’s pot shops could open as early as January.</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:36:53 +0000 Bente Birkeland 48984 at http://www.kunc.org DOJ Decision Means Banking Is The Next Challenge For Colorado Marijuana Holder Decries 'Draconian Mandatory Minimum Sentences' http://www.kunc.org/post/holder-decries-draconian-mandatory-minimum-sentences <em>(We put a new top on this post at 1:40 p.m. ET.)</em><p>Arguing that it is "well past time to address persistent needs and unwarranted disparities," Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday laid out more of the Obama administration's thinking on changes it wants to make to the way nonviolent offenders are prosecuted and how they are punished.<p>"Our system is in too many ways broken," Holder told the American Bar Association at its annual meeting in San Francisco. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48239 at http://www.kunc.org Holder Decries 'Draconian Mandatory Minimum Sentences' With Holder In The Lead, Sentencing Reform Gains Momentum http://www.kunc.org/post/holder-lead-sentencing-reform-gains-momentum Sit down with the attorney general to ask him about his priorities, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/05/15/184132954/attorney-general-holder-called-to-capitol-hill-to-answer-questions-on-controvers">as NPR did earlier this year</a>, and he'll talk about voting rights and national security. But if you listen a bit longer, Eric Holder gets to this: "I think there are too many people in jail for too long, and for not necessarily good reasons."<p>This is the nation's top law enforcement officer calling for a sea change in the criminal justice system. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:22:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 48034 at http://www.kunc.org With Holder In The Lead, Sentencing Reform Gains Momentum Border Drug Busts Putting Strain On Texas County's Budget http://www.kunc.org/post/border-drug-busts-putting-strain-texas-countys-budget <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7L3uss98f2I</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:58:00 +0000 48023 at http://www.kunc.org Border Drug Busts Putting Strain On Texas County's Budget