Attorneys for Nafissatou Diallo, Kenneth Thompson, speaks in court during the Strauss-Kahn vs. Nafissatou Diallo trial at New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx March 28, 2012 in New York City. Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer asked that the civil case brought by hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo be thrown out on the grounds that Strauss-Kahn was under diplomatic immunity when the alleged sexual attack on the maid occurred. (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)

Brooklyn D.A.’s weed plan is a game changer

OPINION - The borough of Brooklyn, New York has a new chief prosecutor, and if he has his way, there will be no more charges for possession of small amounts of marijuana. And the move could have a profound impact on young black men...