Category Archives: consortium

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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March Grand Rounds: JuriLytics Workshop

JuriLytics: Bringing Scientific Peer Review to Expert Testimony David L. Faigman  [spacer] [spacer] *Note: The Location of this event has been changed. It will now be held in Classroom A - UC Hastings, 198 McAllister St  [spacer] Under virtually all rules of admissibility for expert testimony, judges want to know either or both of two…
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February Grand Rounds: Researching and Reforming the Insanity Defense

Researching and Reforming the Insanity Defense [spacer] Ronnie Mackay, Professor of Criminal Policy and Mental Health Leicester De Montfort Law School, Leicester, England, UK       The scope and application of the insanity defense continues to pose problems in English law. This talk will explore these problems together with an analysis of the speaker's empirical…
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