Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Prof. Brandeis participates in KUCB radio panel discussion on Unalaska commercial marijuana referendum

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Legal Studies faculty in the Justice Center, recently participated in a live call-in panel discussion on KUCB Radio 89.7 FM Unalaska Community Broadcasting about the upcoming commercial marijuana referendum in Unalaska in October of this year.  Other panelists included Unalaska Assistant City Manager Erin Reinders and Public Safety Director Mike Holman.

The focus of the program was the October referendum which seeks to repeal a current ordinance banning state-licensed marijuana businesses in Unalaska.

Listen to the full broadcast here - it originally aired 09 Sep 2016:
Unalaska's Commercial Marijuana Referendum: A Conversation with City Officials hosted by reporter Laura Kraegel, KUCB

Prof. Brandeis teaches courses on the American legal system, constitutional law, and civil liberties, and is a frequent speaker on constitutional law and other legal topics.  Prof. Brandeis also maintains a private law practice through which he advises clients on marijuana law and policy questions.  This law practice preceded this radio panel discussion, and included providing legal services to the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska.