January 2012
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19th World Congress on Medical Law
2012 National Health Law Conference: Global Health Challenges & the Role of Law
ASLME Staff Member Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary
Society Scoop
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Health Law Professor Proposals Due January 17th
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Where in the World is JLME?
JLME Update
American Journal of Law & Medicine’s 2012 Symposium January 28th
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Member Spotlight: Erin Fuse Brown
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Article of the Month


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This month's featured article is "Return of Research Results: General Principles and International Perspectives?" by Emmanuelle Lévesque, Yann Joly, and Jacques Simard from JLME 39.4.




Society Scoop

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ASLME Member Wendy Parmet recently argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court against a state law excluding legal immigrants from subsidized health coverage violated the state constitution. The Court unanimously ruled that prohibiting legal immigrants in the commonwealth from obtaining coverage “violates their rights to equal protection under the Massachusetts constitution.”

Professors Wendy Mariner, Boston University School of Public Health, and Mark Hall, Wake Forest School of Law, will be submitting an amicus brief to the Supreme Court briefs on the ACA

Temple Law Student Tomas Bednar (’12) was selected last month for an Independence Foundation Fellowship.  Using the Fellowship, Tomas will establish a medical-legal partnership at the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Presbyterian.


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