Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Prof. Brandeis speaks to paralegals about Alaska's marijuana laws

Prof. Brandeis discusses Alaska's marijuana laws.
Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice faculty, addressed the monthly lunch meeting of the Alaska Association of Paralegals (AAP) on Thursday, January 9.  He discussed the current state of Alaska's marijuana laws and the conflict between state and federal laws.

About 20 paralegals attended the event, including a number of former Justice Center graduates who are currently working as paralegals for firms and agencies in Anchorage.

Prof. Brandeis teaches courses on constitutional issues and civil liberties, and is the author of an article published in the December 2012 Alaska Law Review"The Continuing Vitality of Ravin v. State: Alaskans Still Have the Right To Possess Marijuana in the Privacy of Their Homes." Prof. Brandeis also maintains a private law practice through which, subsequent to the date of this program, he provided legal representation in administrative agency proceedings for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska.