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Journal of Law and Policy to host symposium on the legal, ethical issues of quarantines on Friday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy (JLP) will host the “Isolated by the Law: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Quarantine During Public Health Emergencies” symposium beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

The event is free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) has been approved. The symposium is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society.  Registration is available online or onsite or by contacting Symposium Editor Stephanie Criscione.

For those who can’t make it to campus, the event will be live webcast in two segments: Session 1 (8:45 to 12:15) and Session 2 (12:50 to 4:15).

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JBIPL to host symposium on intellectual property and medical technology Friday, Feb. 2

The Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) will host its spring symposium, “Intellectual Property and Medical Technology: From Creation to Commercialization,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 29, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 29, 2017: Continue reading »

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Aid-in-dying advocate Barbara Mancini to discuss policy protection, expansion on Monday, Oct. 10

Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program and Center for Bioethics, Health and Society will host Compassion & Choices’ Barbara Mancini at noon on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. This event is free and open to the general public.

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Student Profile: Rebeca E. Echevarria (’14)

Rebeca E. Echevarria (’14) is president of the Student Bar Association, the Hispanic/Latino Law Student Association, and the Women in Law Society. She is among the editorial staff of the law school’s Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law and served as the Stanley Moot Court Competition Chair during her third year of law school.

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Three law professors publish book chapter in bioethics series

In our lifetimes, many of us may confront issues of the right to refuse medical treatment, whether to pursue gene therapy, or eat genetically modified food. As medicine and technology advances, these and other important questions that lie at the intersection of science, philosophy, medicine and law are being more commonly discussed and debated.  Continue reading »