TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 25, 2014

In an interview with NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens urges the legalization of marijuana and says history will view the prohibition against marijuana to be like that against alcoholic in the early 20th century. The ABA Journal reports the 94-year-old justice recently released a book titled “Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution,” in which he argues for ending capital punishment and limiting gun rights.