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Illicit Drugs, Civil Society, and the Environment

A Seminar for Federal Judges
Federal Judges Supported by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
September 14-19, 2004, Elkhorn Ranch, Big Sky, Montana

Agenda

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

2:00-5:00 pm
Registration & Refreshments  

5:30-6:30 pm
Welcome
John A. Baden

FREE

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session I - American Policy Toward Dangerous Drugs
Dr. James Q. Wilson
Pepperdine University

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session II - Assessing America's Drug Problems
Dr. Mark Kleiman
UCLA

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session III - Drugs, Temperance, and Freedom: A Case for Reform
Mr. David Nott
Reason Foundation  

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session IV - The Other, Most Deadly, Addictive Drug
Dr. Tom Schelling
University of Maryland  

4:30-6:00 pm
Free Time  

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge  

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room    

Thursday, September 16, 2004

7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session V - Crime in Democratic Nations
Dr. James Q. Wilson
Pepperdine University

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VI - The Federalization of Criminal Law and Changing Conceptions of Criminality
Mr. Paul Rosenzweig
Heritage Foundation

12:00-6:00 pm
Free Time (Sack Lunches Provided)

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Friday, September 17, 2004

7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session VII - Illicit Drugs in the National Forest
Dr. Jack Ward Thomas
University of Montana

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VIII - The Exercise of Discretion in Federal Sentencing-Congress Confronts the Courts
Mr. Paul Rosenzweig
Heritage Foundation

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session IX - A Review of Control of Noxious Plants: All Options
Dr. David Sands
Montana State University

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session X - Policy and Theoretical Implications of the Production of Drugs on the Public Lands
Professor Peter Appel
University of Georgia

4:30-6:00 pm
Free Time

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00-8:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

8:00 pm
Fireside Talk - Dynamic vs. Static Management
Dr. Jack Ward Thomas
University of Montana

Saturday, September 18, 2004

7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am

Session XI - Learning from Drug Policy in Other Countries
Dr. Mark Kleiman
UCLA

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session XII - Reflections
Dr. Tom Schelling
University of Maryland

12:00-6:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:00-7:00 pm
Cocktails
Session XIII - Participant Evaluation
John A. Baden
FREE

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Sunday, September 19, 2004

7:00-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

As Necessary
Shuttle to Airport

 



DISCUSSION LEADERS

John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

SPEAKERS
Professor Peter Appel
Associate Professor of Law
University of Georgia
School of Law
Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602-6012

Dr. Mark A. R. Kleiman
Professor of Policy Studies
UCLA
School of Public Policy and
Social Research
3250 Public Policy Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1656

Mr. David Nott
President
Reason Foundation
3415 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90034-6064

Mr. Paul Rosenzweig
Senior Legal Research Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
214 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002-4999

Dr. David Sands
Montana State University
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
204 AgBioScience Building
Bozeman , MT 59717

Dr. Thomas Schelling
University of Maryland
School of Public Affairs
Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD 20742-1821

Dr. Jack Ward Thomas
Director, Boone and Crockett Wildlife Conservation Program
University of Montana
College of Forestry and Conservation
3331 Hollis
Missoula, MT 59812

Dr. James Q. Wilson
Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy
Pepperdine University
School of Public Policy
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-7490