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Texas A&M University School of Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
LSSDP
Purpose:
The first objective of the organization shall be to provide the Texas A&M University School of Law campus community and the Dallas/Fort Worth public with informative and educational information about current drug policy reform in the United States.
The second objective of the organization shall be:
(a) To encourage wide recognition of the social threat posed by the war on drugs and to promote an awareness of the dangers inherent in extensive reliance on prohibitionist policies and politics;
(b) To involve Texas A&M University School of Law students and the public in developing and supporting programs that promote effective drug polices;
(c) To foster debate and exploration within the Dallas/Fort Worth community in order to understand role that the current drug policies play in the general social order;
(d) To work for a world in which drug policies are not motivated by political gain, by special interest, or by anything other than the ideals set forth in the Bill of Rights and the United States Constitution.
(e) To foster debate in favor of viable alternatives to existing drug policies, such as needle exchange programs, methadone treatment for heroin addicts, decriminalization, and other harm reduction strategies.
Year Founded:
2014
Membership Dues:
$20 per year
Admits Members:
All Year

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Sean Grove
Public Contact E-mail Address:
sean.grove@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
4699643353

Group Contact Information

Organization E-mail Address:
amlaw@chapters.ssdp.org

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Texas A&M University School of Law

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
  • Our organization accepts community members as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Never
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never