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Shafer Commission Report - speeches of Raymond P. Shafer, Chairman of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, 1972-1973

 File — Box: MSS 81-9a, Box 6

Scope and Contents

From the Series: 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.

Dates

  • 1972-1973

Extent

From the Series: 14 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Arthur J. Morris Law Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States