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2-6 August 2015 – 21st World Congress for Medical Law

Jun 26, 2015 | Conferences And Events

21st World Congress for Medical Law

August 2-6 2015

Coimbra, Portugal

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Medico Legal Society of QLD – 2015 Annual Conference

Jun 25, 2015 | Conferences And Events

This year’s theme, A Claim Cycle: The Crossroads of Law and Medicine encapsulates the program scenario depicting Lance Pharmstrong, an unfortunate cyclist who had an accident enroute home from work. His civil claim is still unsettled over three years down the track.

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Forensic Evidence and Miscarriages of Justice

Jun 23, 2015 | Books And Articles

Former circuit court judge the Honourable Donald Shelton, Director of the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Michigan has authored a chapter called “Forensic Science Evidence and Miscarriages of Justice” in Advances in Forensic Human Identification, Xanthé Mallett, Teri Blythe, & Rachel Berry (eds), CRC Press, 2014.

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Drug and Device Law

Jun 23, 2015 | Blog Watch

Reed Smith’s Eric Alexander takes a look at the verdict in Gurley v. Janssen Pharms., Inc., No. 239 EDA 2014, heard in the Pennsylvania Superior Court and concerned with a child born with a minor cleft lip. The child’s mother ran out of her FDA Category C prescription anti-epileptic drug before she became pregnant, but continued to take them without a prescription when they were supplied by her own mother, who was prescribed the same drug but for a different condition. Alexander expresses a number of concerns regarding the verdict.

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Mental illness, intellectual disability and false confessions

Jun 18, 2015 | Books And Articles

Danny Sullivan, Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Monash University looks at the basis for false confessions and how the criminal justice system could better deal with this issue. His commentary looks specifically at the confession of Pedro Hernandez, a man of ‘limited intellect’ and with a history of mental illness, to the murder of Etan Patz in 1979.

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