Criminal Justice

Sonoma County District Attorney Changes Course on Prop. 64 Expungements

On Monday, March 5, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced that her office would be proactively reviewing past marijuana-related crimes to see which were eligible for expungement under Proposition 64. This is a complete shift from Ravitch’s initial position, when she initially said last month that she would not […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Rescinds Federal Memoranda Regarding Marijuana Enforcement

January 4, 2018 – Today, United States Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions, III rescinded a number of federal memoranda that provided guidance regarding marijuana and medical marijuana enforcement. Included in the memos that were rescinded is the Cole Memo, which laid out eight marijuana enforcement priorities for federal prosecutors in […]

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