Drug Abuse Law Seminar

Catalog No.: 415

Course Description:

Lecture/discussion sessions interspersed with workshop sessions in which students examine and cross-examine guest experts from a variety of disciplines. Begins with medical, sociological, and historical data on the drugs most commonly abused and their legal classifications. Sessions are then devoted to possession and trafficking offenses, law enforcement techniques, constitutional defenses, and sentencing and treatment alternatives. Guest experts include a police chemist, an experienced narcotics officer, psychiatrists, and physicians.