Thursday, December 19, 2013

See you at January 4 AALS panel on Sustainability and Health!

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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