Shafer Commission Report - speeches of Raymond P. Shafer, Chairman of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, 1972-1973
Scope and Contents
Addendum (a) (boxes 2-38) consists of public service files (almost exclusively relating to drug issues); professional activities files (relating mainly to drugs and the insanity defense); University of Virginia files, primarily related the University of Virginia Law School, general correspondence and related files.
The public service papers relate to Bonnie's work with the federal government, including the Shafer Commission and his mission to Western Europe. The professional activities group includes a great deal of material on marijuana decriminalization. In addition there is information on other medical and legal experts in the drug field, organizations, and journals and publications containing Bonnie's own work on the drug issue (including his two books on marijuana). Bonnie's general correspondence (10 folders, 1968-1984), speeches, testimony on the drug issue, files of cases handled by Bonnie on appeal, and records of private consultations.
- Creation: 1972-1973
- From the Collection: Bonnie, Richard J. (Person)
From the Series: 14 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English