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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Douglas Rogers (1984-2011)

We at FEE are saddened to learn that Douglas Rogers, 26, author of The Freeman article “The Fiasco of Prohibition” (January/February 2011) was killed in a car accident recently. Doug was a Ph.D. candidate concentrating in the economics of crime at George Mason University and was studying under Professor Peter Boettke, a member of FEE’s board of trustees.

The Mercatus Center has established the Doug Rogers Memorial Student Fellowship.

Our deepest condolences to Doug’s family and friends.

  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.