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Health, Food, and Drug Law

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    September 29, 2022

    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

    September 29, 2022

    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

  • Health Law, Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology Workshop

    September 29, 2022

    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 Law and Policy Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    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…

  • Drug Product Liability Litigation

    September 29, 2022

    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…

  • Food Law and Policy

    September 29, 2022

    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

    September 29, 2022

    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…

  • Drug Product Liability Litigation

    September 29, 2022

    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…

  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    September 29, 2022

    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…

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

    September 26, 2022

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

  • Animal Law

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Food System Workers

    September 14, 2022

    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

    September 14, 2022

    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 Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Public Health Law and Policy

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Financial and Legal Needs of Low and Moderate Income Households

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam The seminar will examine the opportunities and perils in consumer financial services available to low and moderate income households. We…

  • Food Law and Policy

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Policy Advocacy Workshop

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam The Policy Advocacy Workshop is a hands-on seminar that…

  • Disability Rights Law

    September 14, 2022

    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 and Drug Law

    September 14, 2022

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

  • (Dis)illusionment for Young Lawyers

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Drug and Device Innovation

    September 14, 2022

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

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

    September 14, 2022

    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,…

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice

    September 14, 2022

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