Symposia

The Changing Landscape of Pharmaceutical Law & Business

March 14, 2014

Presented by the Health Law Institute and DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, the symposium explored the changing landscape of pharmaceutical law & business. The symposium included a combination of keynote addresses and panel discussions on the current problems in the pharmaceutical business, what the pharma field is doing to remedy these issues, and the role of attorneys and business professionals in this new approach. The symposium covered all aspects of the past, present, and future of pharmaceutical development.

Symposium Videos

Panel I: How We Got Here: The Past 20 Years of Pharmaceutical Development

Panel II: Where We Are Today: The Current State of Pharmaceutical

Panel III: What Tomorrow Holds: The Future Landscape of Pharmaceutical Development

Ethics Presentation: Thinking About Ethics, Physicians & Industry


Crime & the Mentally Ill: New Directions for the Law

April 12, 2013

Presented by the DePaul Health Law Institute and Journal of Health Care Law, the 2013 Symposium, Crime & the Mentally Ill: New Directions for the Law, explored a broad range of legal issues related to people with mental illnesses in the criminal justice system. Expert lecturers and panelists discussed mental health issues in the criminal justice system with a particular focus on legal and policy considerations and they also highlighted different resources and other recent initiatives that have been implemented in Cook County, Illinois.


Religion and Family Planning under the U.S. Constitution

April 19, 2012

The 2012 symposium, Religion and Family Planning under the U.S. Constitution, explored and debated the constitutional questions implicated by federal legislation in support of family planning, contraception, and abortion programs. The event featured a panel of representatives from a wide range of religions that presented their particular doctrines on various reproductive issues. In addition to the panel, there was a debate that discussed constitutional issues related to repro whether Freedom of Religion or women's right of access to reproductive care should prevail at the points where they conflict.


Social Media and Healthcare: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

April 6, 2011

The 2012 symposium presented by the Health Law Institute and ABA Special Committee on Bioethics & the Law brought together a panel of academic, health, and legal experts to address the use of social media by health care providers, patients and health care delivery systems. Social Media and Healthcare: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly offered attendees a chance to explore topics including rights and legal issues related to the changing media environment.

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