Executive Director of the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at The Ohio State University, Professor Doug Berman was recently featured in a Q/A with the Charles Koch Foundation which partners with social entrepreneurs to drive societal progress through academic research and innovations that […]
Professor Douglas Berman was recently quoted in an article by Law360 titled, “Wide-Open Sentencing Commission Gives Biden Reform Path.” “The question is how much political capital is the Biden administration and their allies on the Hill eager to invest, to […]
Professor Douglas Berman was recently quoted in an article by Politico titled, “How state marijuana legalization became a boon for corruption.” “There’s a lot of deal-making between businesses and localities that creates the environment of everyone working their way towards […]
Professor Douglas Berman, an expert on criminal law and sentencing, was recently interviewed by the New York Times for an article titled, “U.S. Prison Population Remained Stable as Pandemic Grew.” “There are going to be less (prisoners) going in because […]
An expert on criminal law and procedure, Professor Douglas A. Berman was recently quoted in an article by Law360 titled, “In Dissent: Why 2 Justices Keep Spotlighting Career Offenders.” “As a justice, you might be trying to figure out, is […]
Professor Douglas Berman was recently featured on WOSU’s All Sides with Ann Fisher discussing the death penalty in the state of Ohio. An expert on sentencing law and policy, Berman is featured alongside Laura Bischoff (State Government Reporter, Dayton Daily News), Andrew Welsh-Huggins (Legal […]
“Given that then-VP Joe Biden appeared in the last volume, I would have liked to now see an essay by current VP Mike Pence on these topics,” Berman writes.
“We’re at the stage of marijuana reform 2.0,” Berman said.
“I just think the political forces facilitating the status quo are still so strong,” Berman said.
“No one’s yet to see any significant backlash on either side for being either abolitionist or disinclined to support the death penalty,” Berman said.
“There is no limit to how much you can discriminate against a person with a criminal record,” Berman said.
“It makes so much sense to ship the elderly out,” Berman said. “They are so low-risk and such high-cost that we should just get them home.”