Yearly Archives: 2015

Health & The Supreme Court: 2014-2015 Year in Review

[spacer] Health & The Supreme Court: 2014-2015 Year in Review Wednesday, July 8th, 12pm - 1pm, Toland Hall  UCSF Parnassus [spacer] The Consortium is pleased to present its annual review of Supreme Court decisions impacting health and policy. A panel of experts from UC Hastings College of the Law and UCSF will provide overview and analysis of…
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Exploratorium After Dark: “It’s All in the Mind Y’Know: Uses and Misuses of Neuroscience in Law,” with David Faigman

Thursday, May 21, 2015 • 7:00 p.m. Exploratorium, Pier 15, Bay Observatory Gallery Included with museum admission. Adults Only (18+) Buy Tickets   “It’s all in the mind, y’know.” —George Harrison, Yellow Submarine  [spacer] In 1991, using powerful magnets and “sewer pipe, wire, epoxy, and finger tapping,”* a few research groups converged on the idea…
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Panel: Measles Outbreaks, Vaccines, and the Law

The recent measles outbreak has heightened attention to the health, legal, and policy issues raised when parents refuse vaccination of their children. What legal steps are states taking in response to this outbreak and to prevent future outbreaks? What other options can or should be available to states in striking a balance between parental rights…
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