Upcoming Events at the Petrie-Flom Center

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Book Talk: When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health and Social Equality

February 7, 2020

Author and Petrie-Flom Center Senior Fellow Alicia Ely Yamin weaves together firsthand experience with arguments drawn from law, public health, economics and democratic theory, to explore how evolving international and national legal norms, the advent of medical and technological discoveries, and economic policies have interacted in the realization of health-related rights.

Soda Taxes and Other Policy Responses to the American Obesity Epidemic: A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium

February 14, 2020

In recent years, some cities have tried to impose soda taxes and other new policies to reduce the obesity epidemic in the US—particularly among children—and its critical impact on society and the health care system. How effective are these policies? What is blocking their uptake? What alternatives should we consider?

The Next Frontier of Neuroscience and Juvenile Justice

February 26, 2020

In the fifteen years since the United States Supreme Court referred to developmental science in ruling the death penalty unconstitutional for juveniles in Roper v. Simmons, state and federal courts have seen a wave of neuroscience-informed juvenile justice litigation. But the full potential of neuroscience in juvenile justice has yet to be reached. This panel will discuss scientific and legal developments, and the new innovations they suggest at the intersection of neuroscience and juvenile justice.

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