The Controlled
Substances Act
at 50 Years

February 20-22, 2020
Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Phoenix, Arizona

Confirmed Speakers

Panel 1: History of CSA and Criminalization as Drug Policy

Professor of Law and Health Sciences and Faculty Director, Health in Justice Action Lab - NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

Leo Beletsky

Visiting Assistant Professor; IU Grand Challenge Fellow - Indiana University

Aila Hoss

Author: Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Origins of America's Global Drug War

Mathew Pembleton


Jacob Sullum

former Associate Chief Counsel for Drugs - FDA

Bill Vodra

Panel 2: Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Prisons:
Addressing Controlled Substances Today in Health Regulation and Criminalization

PhD in nursing; Director, Health Law Program - Creighton University

Kelly K. Dineen

Executive Director of Law Enforcement Action Program - LEAP

Neill Franklin

Associate Professor of Law - Seton Hall University

Jennifer D. Oliva

Other Speakers

Director, Academy for Justice - Arizona State University

Erik Luna

Deputy Director, Academy for Justice - Arizona State University

Valena Beety

Executive Director, Academy for Justice - Arizona State University

Dawn Walton

professor of law - the ohio state university

Douglas A. Berman

professor of law - Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Alex Kreit