Senior Fellow, Reason Foundation
James Craven is a senior fellow at Reason Foundation, where he focuses on criminal justice and drug policy issues.
Craven formerly led Reason’s criminal justice reform project as acting director.
Prior to his work at Reason, he worked as a defense attorney representing private and indigent clients throughout North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad area.
Craven graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2013.
Why the state should stop suspending licenses for offenses that are unrelated to traffic safety.
Kratom has life-saving potential as an opioid substitute, demonstrates promise as a therapy for opioid withdrawal, and has been shown to be remarkably safe even among heavy users.
Policymakers rethinking pot prohibition should be able to build a better road map for implementing forgiveness remedies for past marijuana crimes.
Michigan should narrow the type of offenses that can result in a driver’s license suspension to traffic safety crimes and end its draconian fines and fees.
Scientific studies are beginning to paint a clear picture of why many claim chronic use of marijuana can lead to prolonged anxiety—while others insist the drug eliminates it.