Los Angeles: Citizens' Fact Finding Commission on US Drug Policy 5#22-23 5/7/99

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Two day public forum sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies. Prominent speakers will discuss topics including How the Drug Industry Operates, Government Corruption and Complicity in the War on Drugs, and The Social Impact of Drugs and the War on Drugs.

A panel of Commissioners will hear the testimony and issue a final report, including former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, former New York State Supreme Court Justice Shirley Fingerhood, Santa Ana Superior Court Judge James P. Gray, former US Magistrate Volney V. Brown, Jr., and National Prison Project Director-Emeritus Alvin Bronstein, Esq.

The event will also include a reception and a benefit showing of the award-winning movie Slam, with an introduction by Producer/Co-Writer Richard Stratton.

Forums will be held at the University of Southern California campus, West 34th St., between McLintock and Figueroa Streets, 9:00am-6:00 on Saturday, 5/22 and 10:00am-1:00pm on Sunday, 5/23. The fundraising reception will be held from 6:00-7:30pm on Saturday at the University Religious Center, followed by Slam at 8:00pm in Room 201, Taper Hall. For further information, contact Prof. Robert Benson, Loyola Law School, (213) 736-1094 or Sanho Tree, Institute for Policy Studies, (202) 234-9382, ext. 266.

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