Drug abuse and crime: Fact or Fancy?
BY ROBERT SHELLOW, PH.D
This article is based on testimony before the Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency of
the Committee of the Judiciary of the United States Senate on August 5, 1976. At the time Dr. Shellow was Chairman of
the Panel on Drug Use and Criminal Behavior while serving as a visiting scientist with the National Institute on Drug Abuse,
Rockville, Maryland. It later appeared as an article and is reprinted here from Contemporary Drug Problems, Summer, 1976, Federal Legal Publications, NY.