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  • These Drug Users Don’t Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

    Vice - 08/22/2018

    “There’s definitely symbolic value to people clearly stating their preferences that their untimely passing mustn’t be used as an excuse for the criminal justice system to devastate the life of another,” said Leo Beletsky, associate professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University. He added that he doesn’t know how much influence such a document would have on prosecutors, and that some have certainly gone forward in making cases despite the wishes of families.

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