Jean Redpath 1937-2014

I’m writing this though tears. There are no words. Fortunately, there are songs.

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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  1. When I first saw here at th University of Chicago Folk Festival she must have been only 24! She seemed older, not because of her appearance, but because she seemed so thoroughly grounded in the music, as if she had been singing it for generations. There was such a lovely, intimate quality to her singing it made even a large auditorium seem small

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