Reid Murdoch founded the SSDP chapter at the University of Michigan Law School in 2013. During his time with LSSDP at U-M, Reid and his fellow members worked to document raids against law-abiding participants in Michigan’s medical cannabis program. His chapter collaborated with the undergraduate chapter at U-M to successfully pass a comprehensive medical amnesty policy in the Central Student Government. Reid also assisted in organizing and was a speaker for the Hash Bash Freedom Rally, our nation’s longest-running grassroots drug policy reform event. He has been quoted in the Michigan Daily on numerous occasions in relation to his activism.As a young attorney, Reid plans to defend juveniles accused of crimes in delinquency proceedings. He
As a young attorney, Reid plans to defend juveniles accused of crimes in delinquency proceedings. He seeks to advance drug policy reform from a legal perspective, while mitigating the harmful effects of Prohibition through direct legal service. In school, Reid served on the editorial board of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, the nation’s most impactful race law journal. He is also a member of the NLG Drug Policy Committee. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Reid is a proud Nebraskan and continues to agitate for change in his home state.