As evidenced by numerous polls and legislative action taken in many states, there is a clear uptick in the number of Americans nationally who now favor legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana use.
The closely-watched sexual assault case against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is coming to a close. As we've discussed, last week the presiding judge summarily dismissed the jury in favor of plea negotiations, and the case moved forward quickly this week to sentencing.
Two military-related stories running in parallel fashion that are distinct yet intertwined are keeping criminal justice in the Armed Forces front-page news across much of the nation.
Although it might have seemed close when the votes were tallied, a military-related measure pushed hard for by United States Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) failed to receive the requisite support needed to move to a full floor vote in that congressional body.