Matt Mellema

Matt Mellema is a student at Yale Law School.

Aug. 14 2014 12:34 PMNot Wanted: Sex OffendersSeveral states ban people in the registry from a bizarre list of jobs.
April 14 2014 10:58 AMFrom Demon Weed to God’s PlantHow five pot-farming brothers are leading Colorado’s evangelicals toward embracing marijuana legalization.
Dec. 9 2013 2:13 PMWill the Supreme Court Stop the EPA From Fighting Pollution State by State?
Aug. 11 2014 12:20 PMSex Offender Laws Have Gone Too FarOur draconian policies about sex offenses reflect our ignorance of them.
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Jan. 6 2014 11:18 AMMap: Conservative Voters Who Supported Pot in ColoradoPot was twice as popular as Obama in some rural counties.
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