Drugs and right

We analyze the impact of criminal legislation and legal practice of drugs in Latin America.

The human cost of the drug war

Press information

Discourse vs. reality: Increasing incarceration for drug offenses in Latin America

By Coletta A. Youngers (WOLA Senior Fellow and IDPC Associate) and Catalina Pérez Correa (researcher at CIDE in ...
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New Studies Reveal Increase in Incarceration for Drug Offenses in the Americas

Mexico City—Today, the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) will ...
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In Mexico, guilty till proven innocent

She and her husband, Gary, were returning on the bus from a family funeral in Sonora, Mexico, when ...
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Recent research

People Deprived of their Liberty for Drug Offenses

Existing evidence shows that around the world, drug policies have produced social, economic, institutional and other costs. The ...
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Drug Users and State Responses in Latin America

  The study found that Latin American governments’ approach to drug use continues to be predominantly through the ...
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Proportionality and drug crimes

  Each chapter of this volume provides information about the regulation of drugs in each country as well ...
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