Wed, Oct 22, 2008 -- 9:00 AM
Proposition 5Download audio (MP3)
Prop. 5 would dramatically change the way drug addicts who commit low-level crimes are prosecuted. Under the measure, about 18,000 addicts would be diverted from prison. Opponents say the measure gives repeat offenders a free pass out of prison.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Daniel Abrahamson, director of legal affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance
- Judge Stephen Manley, Santa Clara County Superior Court