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Illinois Academy of Criminology and Robert Morris University’s panel discussion: James Gierach

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Date:
October 22, 2015 5:30 pm
End Date:
October 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Speaker:
Address:
Robert Morris University, 401 S. State Street, Room 803, Chicago, IL, United States

Illinois Academy of Criminology and Robert Morris University’s panel discussion– Challenges for Criminal Justice Community:  the Legalization of Medical Marijuana.

Some topics to be discussed:
Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and Law: Specifically criminal protections, civil protections, and program participation process
Social Services: How to treat detainees claiming use of medical marijuana but with no proof
Law Enforcement: Policies and procedures for handling detainees claiming legal marijuana use
Psychologists: Conflict between criminal justice practitioner’s core values and legal parameters
Corrections: Handling of arrestees using legalized marijuana prior and after trial
Courts: Special courts for handling cases involving marijuana

The format for the evening:
Greetings and introductions of distinguished attendees
A professional biography of each presenter and a 10 minute presentation by each (15 min total)
A question and answer session
Closing remarks