How Did Claims of CRISPR Babies Hijack an International Gene-Editing Summit?
If a hoax, it’s the most embarrassing instance of fraud ever perpetrated by the scientific community.
Professor Named Vice Chair of ABA Section on Civil Rights & Social Justice
Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, previously served on section as secretary and as member of section council.
The Retirement of Justice Kennedy and the Future of Reproductive Rights
It obviously matters who the next Supreme Court justice is. But what should matter even more is deciding what kind of a country Americans want to live in.
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‘Shine a Spotlight’
Student Arianne Henry on her Pulitzer fellowship to report on Ethiopian survivors of trafficking, global mental health and human rights, and ethics of storytelling.
Do the right thing.
Public health policy poses increasingly nuanced questions of law, ethics, and human rights—from religious objections to insurance coverage of contraceptives to the size of soda containers. The School-wide Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights (CLER) bridges the gap between public health’s expanding scope and the capacity of academic programs to offer research, education, and advocacy in law, ethics, and human rights.
Our internationally renowned faculty address real-world problems as members of state, national, and international committees and task forces. We bring together experts in many disciplines, including visiting scholars from around the world, and offer post-doctoral fellowships. Our research targets contemporary health policies. We put that research into practice by providing testimony, submitting amicus briefs, and advising government agencies and organizations in health care, biotechnology, and various other fields.