Thursday, December 19, 2013
I'm excited to be speaking at AALS on my recent scholarship and work-in-progress, which involves the history, scope and purpose of the police power. This particular talk will look at how the police power has been invoked--and challenged--over the years in efforts to further public health. The panel, as a whole, has an amazing cast of characters, and I hope to see many of you in the audience then!
AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care
2014 Section Program
Sustainability and Health
Saturday, January 4, 2014, 2:00–3:45 p.m.
Ani B. Satz, Emory University School of Law, Moderator
Stephen Miller, University of Idaho School of Law, The Police Power and Public Health in the Age of Sustainability
Melissa Powers,Lewis and Clark Law School, Climate Action Plans and Urban Pollution
Laurie Ristino, Vermont Law School, Food Policy for Improving Sustainability and Health: A Proposed Legal Framework
Mark Izeman, NRDC, Emerging Trends in Regional Food Law: Implications for Sustainability and Health
Ashley Rhinehart, Humane Society of the U.S., Factory Farming, Sustainability, & Public Health
Joanna Sax, California Western School of Law, Revisiting the Role of the Value of a Statistical Life Through Fracking
This panel will explore the effects of the environment on health in western nations and the role that sustainability initiatives play with regard to wellness. The panel will be interdisciplinary, broadly spanning topics in health, environmental, and animal law and policy as well as public health, land use, and urban planning.
Stephen R. Miller
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