Book Events this Wednesday and next Tuesday

Drinking Liberally in Santa Monica Wednesday at 7.
Zócalo Public Square at the California Endowment downtown next Tuesday at 7:30.

Thanks to David Dayen, I’ll be talking about When Brute Force Fails at Drinking Liberally in Santa Monica this Wednesday night starting at 7 p.m.   Trip Bar, 2101 Lincoln Boulevard (south of Pico, between Grant and Pacific).

Next Tuesday (the 29th) at 7:30 is a Zócalo Public Square event at the California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street in downtown L.A.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact:

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