Posted on January 19, 2013 at 7:36 AM
The American Bar Association Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law is presenting a Free Career Panel on Bioethics and the Law “Careers and Opportunities in Bioethics and the Law” on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., at the American Bar Foundation, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Fourth Floor.
The nexus of bioethics and the law continues to grow and evolve, it involves a continuous and ever changing study of emerging issues, such as genetic testing, access to medical care in public health crises, cloning, designer babies, emergency preparedness, bioterrorism and research censorship, and stem cell research, to name a few, as well as the potential legal implications of such advances. As with many important areas of the law, the intersection of bioethics and the law encompasses a balancing of the protection of individual rights, the advancement of justice, and making improvements for the good of the general public. All of these important objectives can be accomplished through a variety of means and in many settings. Our panelists will share their career paths and experiences to interested attorneys and law students.