Anthony Papa

Anthony Papa is the Manager of Media and Artist Relations for the Drug Policy Alliance and the author of This Side of Freedom: Life After Lockdown.

Is Trump is Using his Pardon Powers the Right Way? 

Should Making a Music Video Keep Luke Scarmazzo in Prison?

Sessions Should Learn from the Past Mistakes of Fighting the Drug War

Drug War Victim: Oklahoma’s Larry Yarbrough to be Freed after 23 Years in Prison

Larry Yarbrough Granted Clemency After 22 Years in Prison

Coming Home: an Open Letter to 6,000 Soon-to-be-Released Drug War Prisoners From an Ex-Con

Just How Cruel is Bobby Jindal?

Reefer Madness, Louisiana-Style

Letters From the Frontlines of the Drug War

Obama’s Drug Clemency Plan

The Democrats and Clemency

I Turned Down 3 Years in Prison and Ended up with 15 to Life

President Obama, Pardon Both the Turkey and Drug War Prisoners for the Holidays

Stop Searching People’s Assholes for Drugs

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing and Potential Pardons

Undercover Drug Cop Arrests Autistic Student

Brotherhood of the Exonerated

What Jerry Sandusky Can Expect in Prison

Drop the Case Against Activist Jazz Hayden

Smoking Pot in the Capitol

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction in Prison

A License to Steal

The Artist Who Helped Me Paint My Way to Freedom

The Ordeal of Cameron Douglas

Clemency and Restoration in New York

Something’s Rotten in the Crime Lab

15 to Life Papa

Life Without Parole in Oklahoma

Breaking the Taboo

The Case of Mariem Megalla

Let Barry Bonds Be!

Tainted Crime Lab, Bad Convictions?

One Kidney and 19 Years for an $11 Robbery

The Price of Suicide

Bridget Brennan Drug Bust

Life for an $11 Robbery

Rejecting Paris

The End of Prison-Based Gerrymandering in New York

Is Cameron Douglas’ Life in Danger?

A Mentor to Men Behind Walls

The $250,000 Joint

How Governor Paterson Could Build a Legacy

Why Gov. Paterson Should be Applauded for Hiring Former Drug Dealer

The Ordeal of Cameron Douglas

Return of the Fear Mongers

Chase Bank Says F-You to Students at Holiday Time

Here is Your Chance to Help End the Failed War on Drugs

Why Leslie Crocker Snyder Should Not Become New York City’s New DA

Gov. David Paterson Does the Right Thing

Heroes are Human Beings Too