Immigration Reform

The Opioid Crisis

My Own Suggestions For Dealing With the Opioid Crisis

Some recommendations of how to overcome the current problems with opioids and other drugs. Some of these suggestions include creating a drug sales court, setting up separate wings in the prisons for drug traffickers, and publicizing the names of individuals sentenced under drug laws.

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The Citizen-Police Divide

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE GROWING CITIZEN-POLICE DIVIDE

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE GROWING CITIZEN-POLICE DIVIDE

Why There Is a Wrong Perception about the Number of Shootings of Citizen By Cops The Real Number is Much Lower Today, there is an apparent uptick in the number of fatal shootings of citizens by cops. However, as discussed in my book Cops Aren’t Such Bad Guys, this...

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Videos

Overcoming the Drug Crisis

Provides a brief overview of the way American Leadership Books offers suggestions on dealing with the opioid crisis in the U.S.
American Leadership Books also has other books on fixing the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys. There is also a book on the American political system, dealing with the Great National Divides that have split the national based on racial, ethnic, and demographic characteristics, including occupation, income, education, and divisions between North and South, rural and urban America, and the Coast and Midwest. The book is written from a conservative perspective for those with conservative politics and suggests ways of fixing and reforming the system.

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Why Imposing the Death Penalty on Drug Dealers Would Be Difficult in the U.S.

Presents the arguments of those favoring the death penalty and describes why these arguments might not work, and notes how it would be hard to draw the line in deciding what penalties to impose.

The video is inspired by the book Dealing with Crime by Illegal Immigrants and the Opioid Crisis: What to Do about the Two Big Social and Criminal Justice Issues of today, published by American Leadership Books which specializes in books on the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.

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The US Prison System

WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM?

WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM?

Given that recidivism is a major source of crime and is one result of over-incarceration, the question becomes -- what to do to reduce recidivism?  There are several approaches that have been found to work, and I’ll describe them briefly here, followed by my...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF REDUCING RECIVIDISM

THE IMPORTANCE OF REDUCING RECIVIDISM

Reducing recidivism is a key way to both reduce crime and costs, so any strategies to reduce recidivism, even if more costly in the near term, can be much more cost effective in the long term.  It’s a subject I discuss at length in The Costly U.S. Prison System.   One...

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