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It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal
medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.
It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.

CENTER NEWS

Prof. Hoffman discusses concerns about algorithms predicting opioid abuse with Politico

Prof. Hoffman discusses concerns about algorithms predicting opioid abuse with Politico

Feb 8, 2019
According to the report, companies are beginning to sell information about patients' risk of opioid addiction to health care professionals and hospitals. Professor Sharona Hoffman explains that there is no guarantee of the accuracy of these so-called "risk scores," and no protection against them either.  
Prof. Adler’s recent NYT op-ed says Affordable Care Act ruling is ‘lawless’

Prof. Adler’s recent NYT op-ed says Affordable Care Act ruling is ‘lawless’

Dec 18, 2018
Professor Jonathan Adler co-authored an opinion piece for The New York Times regarding the legality of the decision issued on Friday night by a federal judge in Texas that strikes down the entire Affordable Care Act.
Professor Hill participates in NPR conversation about President Bush's legacy on abortion

Professor Hill participates in NPR conversation about President Bush's legacy on abortion

Dec 10, 2018
Professor Jessie Hill, a reproductive rights scholar, recently participated in an NPR panel discussion about President George H.W. Bush's legacy on abortion. Listen to the interview and read the transcript. Bush's father, she said, was an early supporter of Planned Parenthood, and Bush himself had been pro-choice for much of his career. 
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