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Professor Peters Added as an Adviser on ALI’s New Project

Professor Emeritus Philip G. Peters, Jr. has been added as an adviser on The American Law Institute’s (ALI) new project “Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Concluding Provisions.” Advisers are recommended to ALI’s Council by the reporter(s), director, and deputy director. This diverse group of subject matter experts makes a commitment to review the drafts and provide input to reporters.…

Erika Lietzan Featured on ‘The Week in Health Law’ Podcast

Professor Lietzan was recently a guest on “This Week in Health Law,” a commuting-length podcast that tackles thorny issues in health law and policy. She discussed her research on the relationship between drug innovation and incentives for innovation, and the conversation touched on large molecule drugs, biosimilars, data exclusivity and market exclusivity, patent protection, and her extensive empirical research on…

Professor Halabi Advocates for Global Vaccine Injury Compensation System

In a Journal of the American Medical Association article, Professor Sam Halabi argued that a global vaccine injury compensation system administered through the World Health Organization may address barriers to vaccine access during public health emergencies like Ebola, H1N1 and Zika. Even though promising vaccines have been developed relatively quickly for these emergencies, the concern for liability arising from side…

Professor Halabi Discusses Hospice Care on “This Week in Health Law”

Professor Sam Halabi was featured on episode 82 of “This Week in Health Law.” This 30-minute episode covered hospice care and further explored one of Professor Halabi’s articles, “Selling Hospice.” He discussed not only the origin of his piece, but also how people view hospice care and the trend toward corporate consolidation in the healthcare sector generally, as well as…