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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

Professor Hill pens article on uncertain future of Roe v. Wade

Professor Hill pens article on uncertain future of Roe v. Wade

May 20, 2019
Professor Jessie Hill, associate dean for academic affairs and the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, wrote an op-ed for The Guardian about the uncertain future of Roe v. Wade. Her article was titled “Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes.”
Two health law students win national writing awards

Two health law students win national writing awards

Feb 18, 2019
Allison Smith and Nicolette Cregan, both 3L health law students, won national awards for their notes this year.
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.  
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