ABOUT THE EDITOR
Ronald Hamowy is Professor of History at the University of Alberta (Canada). He received his B.A. from the City College of New York and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has held teaching positions at the City University of New York (Brooklyn College), Stanford University, and Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.
Professor Hamowy has written a number of articles on the history of medical legislation in the United States and Canada. He is the author of Canadian Medicine: A Study in Restricted Entry.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
James B. Bakalar is Lecturer in Law in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Editor of the Harvard Medical School Mental Health Letter. He received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Dr. Bakalar has also acted as consultant for the Project on Drug Regulation at the Hastings Center for the Study of Society, Ethics, and Life Sciences.
Dr. Bakalar is the coauthor of Drug Control in a Free Society (with L. Grinspoon), Psychedelic Drugs Reconsidered (with L. Grin-spoon), and Cocaine: A Drug and Its Social Evolution (with L. Grin-spoon). He has coauthored chapters (with L. Grinspoon) in Research Developments in Drug and Alcohol Use (R. B. Millman, P. Cush-man, and J. Lowinson, eds.); Marihuana Reconsidered (L. Grin-spoon, ed.); Ampnetamine Use, Misuse, and Abuse (D. Smith et al., eds.); and Substance Abuse in the United States: Clinical Problems and Perspectives (J. Lowinson and P. Ruiz, eds.). Dr. Bakalar's articles have appeared in American Journal of Psychotherapy, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Psychiatric Annals, and Social Science and Medicine.
Randy E. Barnett is Associate Professor of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is also the Director of the Law and Philosophy Program of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. Professor Barnett re-ceived his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. From 1977-1981, he served as an Assistant State's Attorney in the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau of the State's Attorney's Office of Cook County, Illinois.
Professor Barnett is the coeditor of Assessing the Criminal: Res-titution, Retribution and the Legal Process. He has written articles and reviews that have appeared in the Columbia Law Review, Crim-inal Justice Ethics, Emory Law Journal, Ethics, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Harvard Law Review, and Social Philosophy and Policy.
Robert Byck is Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at the Yale University School of Medicine and Associate Physician at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his A.B. from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Byck is a member of the advisory board of The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics.
Dr. Byck has published a number of articles, some of which have appeared in American Journal of Psychiatry, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The Encyclopedia Americana, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Journal of Physiology. He has also contributed to the New York Times, Science, and Scienttfic American.
Lester Grinspoon is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Har-vard Medical School. He received his B.S. from Tufts College and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Grinspoon is the editor of The Harvard Medical School Mental Health Letter.
Dr. Grinspoon is the author of Marihuana Reconsidered, The Speed Culture: A mphetamine Use and Abuse in America (with P. Hedblom), Cocaine: A Drug and Its Social Evolution (with J. Bak-alar), Drug Control in a Free Society (with J. Bakalar), and Psyche-delic Drugs Reconsidered (with J. Bakalar). His articles and reviews have been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of General Psychiatry, Drug Therapy, International Journal of Psy-chiatry, New England Journal of Medicine, and New York Law Journal.
Jonathan Marshall is Editorial Page Editor for the Oakland Trib-une. He received his B.A. in economics and history from Stanford University and his M.A. in American history from Cornell Univer-sity. He has been an editorial writer for the San Jose Mercury News and Associate Editor for Inquiry magazine.
Mr. Marshall's articles and reviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and many other newspapers.
Robert J. Michaels is Professor of Economics at California State University, Fullerton. He received his A.B. in economics from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. in economics from the Uni-versity of California, Los Angeles. He serves as coeditor of Contem-porary Policy Issues.
Dr. Michaels has written articles for Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Legal Studies, Policy Analysis, Public Choice and other publications.
David F. Musto is Professor of Psychiatry (Child Study Center) and of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. He re-ceived his B.A. from the University of Washington, his M.A. from Yale, and his M.D. from the University of Washington. He has served as Special Assistant to the Director of the National Institute of Men-tal Health and has been Program Director of the National Human-ities Institute at Yale.
Dr. Musto is the author of The American Disease: Origins of Nar-cotic Control and numerous chapters and articles on the history of drugs and drug policy.
Thomas Szasz is Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Syracuse (Health Science Center). He received his A.B. and M.D. from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Szasz serves on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals including the Journal of Law and Human Behavior.
Among Dr. Szasz's many books are Ceremonial Chemistry: The Ritual Persecution of Drugs, Addicts, and Pushers; Insanity: The Idea and Its Consequences; Law, Liberty, and Psychiatry: An Inquiry into the Social Uses of Mental Health Practices and The Myth of Mental Illness. He has written over 400 articles, reviews, newspaper columns, and letters to the editor.
Arnold S. Trebach is Professor in the School of Justice at the American University and Director of its Institute on Drugs, Crime, and Justice. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University and a J.D. from the New England School of Law. He has been Chief, Administration of Justice Section, for the U.S. Com-mission on Civil Rights and has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice, Congress, and other policymaking agencies.
Dr. Trebach is the author of The Rationing of Justice and The Heroin Solution. His most recent book is The Great Drug War, pub-lished in 1987. He was the lead author of the 1961 Justice Report, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Dr. Trebach's articles have ap-peared in the Journal of Drug Issues, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Justice Quarterly, Rutgers Law Review, and in newspapers such as Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Star, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal.
Norman E. Zinberg is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Staff Psychiatrist and Director of Psychiatric Training at The Cambridge Hospital. He received his A.B. from the University of Maryland and his M.D. from the University of Mary-land School of Medicine. He also serves on the editorial boards of Contemporary Drug Problems—A Law Quarterly and Advances in Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
Dr. Zinberg is the author of Drug, Set, and Setting: The Basis for Controlled Intoxicant Use and coauthor of Drugs and the Public (with J. A. Robertson). His journal articles have appeared in profes-sional publications such as American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Contemporary Drug Problems, Harvard Review, Interna-tional Journal of Addictions, Journal of Drug Issues, New Society, and New York Law Journal.