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NDLS hosting symposium on life, death and disease

March 17, 2015

An upcoming Notre Dame Law School symposium on regulating life, disease and death will feature a keynote speaker discussing legal preparedness for Ebola.

The panelists at the March 19 event will address the legal, ethical and moral implications of science, medicine and technology. General topics to be covered include end of life issues, the role of religion in biotechnology regulation and prenatal diagnosis methods.

Professor James Hodge will give the keynote speech. He is a professor of public health law and ethics and the director of the Public Health Law and Public Policy Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.

Panelists include Dr. Mary O’Callaghan, a public policy fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture; Gilbert Meilaender, senior research professor at Valparaiso University and the Ramsey Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture; and Michael C. Barnes, managing partner at DCBA Law and Policy in Washington, D.C.

The symposium is from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in the Eck Hall of Law, McCartan Courtroom, with a reception to follow in Eck Commons. The event has been approved for four CLE credits. For more information, contact Erin Schmitt at eschmit4@nd.edu.
 

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