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Health, Food, and Drug Law

  • Food Law and Policy

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Drug and Device Innovation

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines innovation law and policy in the context of drugs and devices regulated by the Food &…

  • (Dis)illusionment for Young Lawyers

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam You’ve heard from or about young lawyers, doctors and other professionals who are “disillusioned.”  In the reading group we’ll…

  • Health Rights in Latin America: Defending Dignity or Judicializing Politics?

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Against backdrops of extreme social inequality in Latin America, with poor responsiveness from executive and legislative branches of government,…

  • Animal Law

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, and 1L students are welcome in the class. Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Students will be evaluated on the basis…

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The course materials and discussions span constitutional law, the political and legislative processes, and health law. Course topics…

  • Disability Rights Law

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course encompasses many aspects of disability rights, laws, and policies, with particular emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities…

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic

    January 30, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Food…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar

    January 30, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic, either during winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 8 spring clinical credits) or spring clinic (8…

  • Food System Workers

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will provide an overview of different sectors of the food system and how law and policy…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    January 30, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    January 30, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Public Health Law and Policy

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: This seminar is open to LLM students by permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar provides an overview of the historical law and policy…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    January 30, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component:Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Human Rights…

  • Farmed Animal Law and Policy

    January 27, 2023

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for the class, although an environmental law or animal law survey course is recommended. Exam Type: No Exam This…

  • Comparative and International Legal Struggles Over Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    January 23, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam At the intersection of debates about religion, private morality and public policy, and sexual and reproductive health and rights…

  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisite: Students should have completed, or be concurrently enrolled in, Patent Law. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines fundamental principles of international IP law…

  • Drug Product Liability Litigation

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home

    Class participation (10%); short mid-term “bench memorandum” in mid-October (40%); final exam (open book) (50%).
    More…

  • Drug Product Liability Litigation

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home

    Class participation (5%); mid-term (20%); final exam (25%); jury presentation (50%).
    More product liability lawsuits are…

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic

    January 19, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Food Law and Policy (2 fall classroom credits). Some seats…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    January 19, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the fall clinic must enroll in one of

  • Food Law and Policy

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Public Health Law and Policy

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: This seminar is open to LLM students by permission. Exam Type: No Exam Public Health Law and Policy is an overview of the historical…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • Health Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    January 19, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the fall clinic must enroll in either Public…

  • Health Law, Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology Workshop

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will feature the presentation and discussion of cutting edge scholarship on health law, health policy, biotechnology and…

  • Food and Drug Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam
    A paper is required.
    This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the…