Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Video of March 5 marijuana law and policy discussion now on Justice Center website

Prof. Jason Brandeis (podium) poses a question to the panel.
Dr. Troy Payne (r) collects questions from the audience and Twitter.

The video of "Time to Legalize? A Public Discussion of Marijuana Law and Policy" is now available.  The live program was held March 5, 2014 at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium.

Click here for full information about the program on our website.

This program is part of 2014 National Criminal Justice Month.  The event was sponsored by the UAA Justice Center and the UAA Justice Club.

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.

The event page for this program also includes information on the ballot initiative regarding the legalization of marijuana in Alaska and a list of media mentions.

For audio only of the event, go to the KSKA Public Radio 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.