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The Rufus King Collection


The Rufus King Collection

Documents from the private collection of Rufus King.

Recommended= Recommended Reading

RecommendedBookThe Drug Hang-Up, America's Fifty Year Folly

An excellent history of the development of American drug policy from 1900 to the present.

RecommendedThe Narcotics Bureau and the Harrison Act:  Jailing the Healers and the Sick

From: 62 YALE Law Journal, Pages 784-7 (1953).

BookDrug Addiction: Crime or Disease? Joint Committee of the American Bar Association and the American Medical Association on Narcotic Drugs, Interim and Final Reports, 1961:

Not Thinking Like a Lawyer - The Case of Drugs in the Courts, by Steven Wisotsky

"The American System": Legal Sanctions to Repress Drug Abuse by Rufus King

Narcotic Drug Laws and Enforcement Policies by Rufus King

The Politics of Malevolence by Rufus King

Wild Shots in the War on Crime by Rufus King

Criminal Justice In Crisis (1988) -  A Report to the American People and The American Bar on Criminal Justice in the United States: Some Myths, Some Realities, and Some Questions for the Future  -  This report has been prepared by the Special Committee on Criminal Justice in a Free Society of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section. It has not been approved by and does not necessarily represent the official position of the American Bar Association or its Criminal Justice Section.

The Sentencing Boomerang: Drug Prohibition Politics and Reform by Eric E. Sterling