Interview on December 16, 2014 via our sister Pacifica-affiliate radio show, Community Justice Talks on KHEN LP Salida
Michael J. Gilbert, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he teaches “Drugs, Drug Laws and Crime.” Before joining the university faculty, Dr. Gilbert had over 20 years of experience in corrections and criminal justice. Working with offenders and justice system officials he became aware of the adverse consequences of the “war on drugs”. He began to question the validity, morality, and practicality of drug prohibition. Mike also represents Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, www.leap.cc and is Executive Director, National Association of Community and Restorative Justice, www.nacrj.org.