Courtney L. Anderson, Associate Professor of Law
Anderson wrote “Activsmitis” for Northeastern Law Review and was invited to write “Covid, Eviction and Homelessness” for St. Thomas Law Review. She was invited to moderate a panel for the White House Summit on Eviction Prevention and was invited to speak at Howard Law Journal’s Symposium on Health Equity.
Lisa R. Bliss, Associate Dean of Experiential Education, Clinical Professor and Co-Director, HeLP Legal Services Clinic
Bliss co-authored “Creating Online Education Spaces To Support Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, And Wellbeing.” published in the John Marshall Law Journal, and co-authored “Clinicians Reflect on Covid-19: Lessons Learned and Looking Beyond” in the Clinical Law Review. She also presented on “Responding to the Challenges of Remote Service Delivery for Clients and Students in a Pandemic” and “Meeting the Moment: Creating Equity and Wellbeing in Online Education Spaces” at the Worldwide Online Conference of the Global Alliance for Justice Education, the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education, and Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK.
Erin C. Fuse Brown, Center Director and Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law
Fuse Brown published the 9th edition of the Health Law Casebook with health law colleagues Brietta R. Clark, Robert Gatter, Elizabeth Y. McCuskey, and Elizabeth Pendo. She also co-wrote “Health Reform Reconstruction” in the U.C. Davis Law Review and it was reviewed in JOTWELL. She also co-authored “State Public Option Health Plans—Too Modest to Improve Affordability?” in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Brookings report, “Private Equity Investment As a Divining Rod for Market Failure: Policy Responses to Harmful Physician Practice Acquisitions.”
Yaniv Heled, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Intellectual Property
Heled was promoted to full professor. He published “Genetic Paparazzi: Beyond Genetic Privacy” in the Ohio State Law Journal with Liza Vertinsky. He also published “The Need for the Tort Law Necessity Defense in IP Law” in the Chicago Legal Forum, “Regulatory Reactivity in FDA’s Approval of Aduhelm” in the Regulatory Review, and “An Institutional Solution to Build Trust in Pandemic Vaccines” in the Harvard Public Health Review with Vertinsky and Ana Santos Rutschman.
Stacie P. Kershner (J.D. ’08), Associate Director
Kershner was interviewed by the Time Magazine and Today.com on public health legal issues related to COVID-19 and the Wall Street Journal Video on the regulation of e-scooters. She presented “Threats to Public Health Authority” at the 10th Annual Virtual State of the Public’s Health at the University of Georgia. Kershner was invited to join the Center for Leadership in Disability’s Project Advisory Workgroup (PAW) and the Georgia Advocacy Office’s Supported Decision Making Advisory Council. She continues to serve as a program chair of the APHA Law Section.
Paul A. Lombardo, Regents’ Professor & Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law
Lombardo published a new edition of Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, The Supreme Court and Buck v. Bell. He spoke on “Harvard’s Eugenic History” at the Legacies of Eugenics in New England conference at Harvard University and presented “Advertising Eugenics” at the Centennial Conference on the Second International Eugenics Congress. He also participated in a webinar sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Culture in Karachi, Pakistan: “Covid 19 Vaccination: Obligation vs. Choice.”
Timothy D. Lytton, Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development, Distinguished University Professor, and Professor of Law
Lytton published “Responsive Analysis: Public Health Federalism and Tort Reform in the U.S. Response to COVID-19″ in the DePaul Law Review. He also published “Why $73 million Sandy Hook settlement is unlikely to unleash a flood of lawsuits against gun-makers” in The Conversation. His paper, “Confronting Deep Uncertainty In Regulatory Science: Contaminated Lettuce and the Elusive Quest for Food Safety,” was featured at the Consumer Law Scholars Conference at Boston University Law School.
Lauren MacIvor Thompson, Faculty Research Fellow and Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies, Kennesaw State University
Thompson was appointed to the faculty of Kennesaw State University. She co-authored the invited submission “It Doesn’t Have to Be the End for US Abortion Rights,” in History Workshop Online. She also wrote “‘The Offspring of Drunkards”: Gender, Welfare, and the Eugenic Politics of Birth Control and Alcohol Reform in the United States.” in the Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics.
Jonathan Todres, Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law
Todres authored several new publications including, “Evaluating the Implementation of Human Rights Law: A Data Analytics Research Agenda” in University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law with Charlotte Alexander; “Can Litigation Help Reduce Bullying?” in JAMA Pediatrics; and “Confronting Housing Insecurity—A Key to Getting Kids Back to School” in JAMA Pediatrics with law student Lauren Meeler.
Leslie E. Wolf, Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law
Wolf published her symposium article “Certificates of Confidentiality: Mind the Gap” with Laura Beskowin in the Utah Law Review and the open peer commentary, “Addressing Whiteness in Bioethics Curricula as Praxis for Transformation,” with former student Aubrey Incorvaia in the American Journal of Bioethics. She co-authored an article, “Ending the evidence gap for pregnancy, HIV and co-infections: ethics guidance from the PHASES project” in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. She was also a panelist for the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care’s panel, “Health Law and Leadership during Times of Crisis,” at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting.