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Professor Halabi comments on vaccine nationalism in USA Today

Professor Sam F. Halabi commented in a recent USA Today article, “‘No one is safe until everyone is safe’: Vaccine nationalism threatens global coronavirus effort.” The article reflects on the dangers of vaccine nationalism during the COVID-19 pandemic as countries focus on their individual vaccine development rather than using collaborative…

Professor Halabi comments on Missouri AG Schmitt’s lawsuit

Professor Sam Halabi commented on the recent lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in a news article for McClatchyDC and carried in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Missouri sues China in federal court, alleging responsibility for pandemic. Halabi, who specializes in global health law, spoke on the legal hurdles that a lawsuit against China would encounter.…

Professor Halabi quoted in recent Bloomberg Law article

Professor Sam Halabi was interviewed for the recent Bloomberg Law article “Quick Obamacare High Court Review Has Pitfalls for Justices, GOP.” Professor Halabi researches national and global health law with a specialization in the governance structures of firms in health-related sectors.…

Professor Halabi Attends Health Law Symposium at Georgetown

The Georgetown Law Journal recently hosted their biennial symposium with the theme Law and the Nation’s Health, in collaboration with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Professor Sam Halabi participated on a panel titled Developments in Global Health Law. The symposium brought together influential scholars of national and global health law and was organized around three key…

Professor Halabi’s New Book is the Focus of Yale Symposium

The blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation, Notice and Comment, is hosting a week-long symposium on Professor Sam Halabi’s new book, Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order: Oligopoly, Regulation, and Wealth Redistribution in the Global Knowledge Economy (Cambridge University Press 2018). Convening scholars from Europe, the U.S., and Australia, the symposium highlights Professor Halabi’s claim that “the…

Professor Halabi Comments on Duck Boat Investigations and Lawsuits

In the St. Louis Record article, “Multiple investigations, and first suits, follow duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake,” Professor Sam Halabi commented about the process now that three lawsuits that have been filed. On July 19, one of the boats from Ride the Ducks of Branson sank on Table Rock Lake during a storm, killing 17 people. Two lawsuits…

D.C. District Court Cites Professor Halabi’s Article on Corporate Veil-Piercing

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has cited Professor Sam Halabi’s article, Veil-Piercing’s Procedure, 67 Rutgers U. L. Rev. 1001, as part of its analysis of D.C. corporate law.  Resolving a dispute between a developer and a university-landowner, the Court excerpted Halabi’s research showing that “courts differ as to (1) whether “plaintiffs [must] bring an independent cause…

Professor Halabi Presents Research at World Health Organization Meeting in Geneva

On June 12, Professor Sam Halabi presented his research on the use of material transfer agreements for access and benefit sharing at a meeting convened by the World Health Organization in Geneva.  The meeting on the use of access and benefit sharing to promote public health included representatives from ministries of health in Africa, Asia, and South America in addition…

Professor Halabi Convenes Conference on Material Transfer Agreements and Human Pathogens

Professor Sam Halabi co-chaired a conference on the changing relevance of material transfer agreements (MTAs) for the sharing of biological samples for research into infectious diseases like Ebola, influenza, and MERS-CoV in early May.  With support from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, Halabi, together with Professor Rebecca Katz at Georgetown University,…