5 people, including Michigan health chief, charged in Flint

STAT, June 14, 2017
by Associated Press

FLINT, Mich. — Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were cha...

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Lawmakers Consider Tough New Penalties For Opioid Crimes, Bucking Trend

NPR, June 6, 2017
by Carrie Johnson

For nearly four years now, an unusual coalition of Republicans and Democrats has worked to reduce ma...

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Tiger Woods and America’s Drugged-Driving Problem

The Atlantic, May 30, 2017
by Olga Khazan

Shortly after being arrested for driving under the influence near his home in Florida Monday, golf l...

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U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Tips on Health-Care Policy

Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017
by Brody Mullins and Susan Pulliam

>This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access it via Hollis+

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Federal prosecutors...

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Duterte Orders Strict Smoking Ban in Philippines, and Asks Citizens to Help

New York Times, May 18, 2017
by Felipe Villamor

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte, who has overseen a deadly campaign to eradicate drug...

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Second Chance Kids

Frontline, PBS, May 2, 2017
by Featuring Robert Kinscherff (Senior Fellow in Law and Applied Neuroscience)

On May 2, 2017, PBS's ;Frontline ;aired "Second Chance Kids," an exploration of the...

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edX Course: The Opioid Crisis in America
Harvard University

Deadline: Class begins March 27, 2017

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Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin as well as powe...

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Fifth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Monday, January 23, 2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2016-2017
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Couldn't make it to the event? Check out some of the speakers' slides as well as blog posts... Read More

Regulating Off-Label Promotion — A Critical Test

NEJM, November 2, 2016
by Christopher Robertson, JD, PhD (Academic Fellow Alumnus) and Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH (Faculty Affiliate)

Petrie-Flom Academic Alumnus ;Christopher T. Robertso;and Faculty Affiliate ;Aaron S....

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Workshop on Pretrial Justice: What Works and Why

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Conferences
2016-2017

In September 2016, the Federal Judicial Center hosted a workshop for federal judges and law enforcem...

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The Neuroethics of Biomarkers

Oxford University Press, 2016
by Matthew L. Baum (Student Fellow Alumnus)

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Neuroscientists are mining nucleic acids, blood, saliva, and brain images in...

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Experts in Psychology, Law Discuss Juvenile Sentencing

The Crimson, April 14, 2016
by Bonnie K. Bennett, reporting on Boys To Men To Boys Panel Event

From the article

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[...] “When the Supreme Court eliminated mandatory life without parole for...

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Boys to Men to Boys

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us for the event? Check out more information, including related publications and o...

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New Journal of Law & Biosciences featuring Harvard student work

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (JLB), Vol. 3, Issue 1 (April 2016)

The ;Journal of Law and the Biosciences, the open-access journal launched in 2014 by the Pe...

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Review of Human subjects research regulation: perspectives on the future

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, April 2015
by Lydia Stewart Ferreira (Visiting Scholar)

Petrie-Flom Visiting Scholar ;Lydia Stewart Ferreira, currently Adjunct Professor at t...

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“Ending Institutional Corruption” conference, May 1-2

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, April 14, 2015

On Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, several Petrie-Flom Center affiliates will participate in the...

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Neuroscience in court:

Nature, February 25, 2015
by Sara Reardon, quoting Amanda Pustilnik (Senior Fellow)

[...] "But some scientists and ethicists are concerned about where the increasing acceptance of pain...

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Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

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Senior Fellow for Law & Neuroscience Amanda Pustilnik Guest Lecturing in HLS Seminar

Petrie-Flom, January 21, 2015

As part of her work with the Petrie-Flom Center and Center for Law Brain and Behavior at MGH's P...

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Doctors pushed to reject role in executions

"The Rachel Maddow Show," MSNBC, June 17, 2014
by Rachel Maddow, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director ;I. Glenn Cohen appeared on ;The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss hi...

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Doctors assist in executions despite ethics rules

LA Times, May 21, 2014
by Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Seth Klamann, citing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] A group of legal experts called the Death Penalty Committee of the Constitution Project recent...

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Physicians, Medical Ethics, and Execution by Lethal Injection

JAMA, May 19, 2014
by Robert D. Truog, MD; I. Glenn Cohen, JD (Faculty Director); Mark A. Rockoff, MD

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has coauthored a new opinion piece now available through...

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NEW Joint "Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience" for 2014-2016

Petrie-Flom Center, April 16, 2014

Official Press Release

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The MGH Center fo...

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The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

Vanderbilt University

This is an interdisciplinary collaborative initiative with two main goals: (1) to help the legal sys...

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A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience

by Stephen J. Morse and Adina L. Roskies, eds.

This handbook seeks to set forth a statement of the relation between criminal law and neuroscience f...

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