Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Marijuana law and policy discussion airs on KSKA, Tuesday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

"Time to Legalize? A Public Discussion on Marijuana Law and Policy," sponsored by the UAA Justice Center and the UAA Justice Club is scheduled to air on KSKA Public Radio "Addressing Alaskans" on Tuesday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  Click here for more information.

L to r: Panelists listen as Prof. Jason Brandeis (podium) poses a question from the
 audience.  At right, Dr. Troy Payne collects questions from the audience and Twitter.
Panelists were Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance; Sheriff Lance Buchholtz (Ret.), Wisconsin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP); Ben Cort, Colorado, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) ; Dean Guaneli, former Chief Asst. Attorney General for Alaska; and Taylor Bickford, Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska. Prof. Jason Brandeis, Justice Center faculty, was the moderator. This program is part of 2014 National Criminal Justice Month.

The radio broadcast includes the panel discussion only.  The opening keynote by Ethan Nadelmann is available on the KSKA website.

See a video of the keynote and panel discussion on the Justice Center website.

Prof. Brandeis teaches courses on American government, constitutional law and civil liberties, and is a frequent speaker on constitutional law and other legal issues. 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.