Legality of Cannabis by U.S. Jurisdiction

The inscription Equal Justice Under Law as seen on the frieze of the United States Supreme Court Building

Equal Justice Under Law is an American civil rights organization in Washington, D.C., which accepts cases on a national basis.[1] The organization was founded in 2014 by Alec Karakatsanis and Phil Telfeyan, two 2008 Harvard Law School graduates.[2] It has been active in cases where poor criminal defendants have been jailed due to inability to post bond or pay fines.[3]


  1. ^ "About Us – Equal Justice Under Law". Equal Justice Under Law. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  2. ^ "Fighting Unequal Justice – Harvard Law Today". Harvard Law Today. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  3. ^ Shaila Dewan (October 23, 2015). "Court by Court, Lawyers Fight Policies That Fall Heavily on the Poor". The New York Times. Retrieved October 25, 2015.

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