Juris Doctor 115-W OL: Health Law
This course has prerequisite of Lawyering Skills I and II, Contracts I and II, Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure I, and Constitutional Law I. This course will explore the law's reaction to new and unprecedented developments in medical and biological science, both in terms of how the law seeks to regulate medical practices and also how the "new biology" requires rethinking and development of legal principles. Topics may include such issues as genetic engineering, definitions of death, euthanasia, abortion, medical experimentation and allocation of scarce medical resources, etc. This course has been approved to be taught either in a live classroom setting or an online format.