Office of Legal Affairs

Based in Oakland, California, our legal affairs team focuses on three areas:

  1. Legislative and initiative drafting at the state level on a range of drug policy reform issues
  2. Litigation and legal consulting to protect rights threatened by the drug war
  3. Legal training at the local, state, national, and international levels

Our Work

Briefs Related to the California SACPA Case of People v. Lovell Dove
These briefs address the applicability of apprendi to Proposition 36 regarding prosecutions conducted under the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000.

Proposition 36 and its Implications for the Drug War

Upcoming Event

Coercive Treatment — Moving Beyond “For Your Own Good”

Join us in San Francisco for this free conference and workshop series that will unpack the history and harms of coercion in drug treatment and mental health settings and explore patient- and rights-centered alternatives.

Register to attend

Contact Us

Office of Legal Affairs
1330 Broadway Suite 1426
Oakland, CA 94612