“Taking Drugs Out of the Criminal Justice System”

Described by Rolling Stone as “the point man” for drug policy reform efforts, Ethan Nadelmann is widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad.

Ethan Nadelmann

Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the war on drugs.

Loyola Marymount University School 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045 310.338.2700

Monday, October 21 @ 7pm

Hilton Center for Business (Hilton Building) Hilton One Auditorium

Screening of the Documentary: “The House I Live In”@ 6PM


Ethan Nadelmann is the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the U.S. promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. Nadelmann received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard as well as a Masters’ degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and taught at Princeton University for seven years. Nadelmann and his colleagues have played pivotal roles in most of the major drug policy reform ballot initiative campaigns in the U.S. on issues ranging from medical marijuana and marijuana legalization to prison reform, drug treatment and reform of asset forfeiture laws. They also have reformed state and federal laws involving drug sentencing, access to sterile syringes to reduce HIV/AIDS, access to drug treatment, prevention of overdose fatalities.

** Enter the campus through the new LMU Drive, off Lincoln Blvd, one block south of Jefferson Blvd (about 1 mile north of LAX). Enter the Drollinger Parking Structure to the right (or park according to gate guard instructions). Walk to the Hilton Center for Business which is north from the Drollinger Parking Structure.

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