Congratulations to the Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law faculty on their accomplishments.
Date range: January 1, 2020 – January 31, 2020
MEDIA: 1/9/2020 Bloomberg Law
Doug Blanke of the Public Health Law Center was quoted in the January 9, 2020 Bloomberg Law article, “Future State Vaping Bans to Test Boundaries of Local Power.”
OTHER: 1/9/2020 Voices for Healthy Kids Strategic Advisory Committee
Doug Blanke of the Public Health Law Center took part in a meeting of the Strategic Advisory Committee of the American Heart Association’s “Voices for Healthy Kids” children’s health initiative, in Washington, D.C.
PRESENTATION: 1/2/2020 “The Means and Ends of Wellness Plans”
Professor Laura Hermer presented her paper, “The Means and Ends of Wellness Plans,” at the American Association of Law Schools 2020 Annual Meeting held in Washington D.C. on January 2.
PUBLICATION: 1/15/2020 Mitchell Hamline Law Review
Hudson Kingston’s article, “Strictly Leakage: How Minnesota Export Subsidies Pay for Climate Pollution” was published in volume 46, issue 1 of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review.https://open.mitchellhamline.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1196&context=mhlr
PANEL: 1/30/2020 “Legislative 101 Panel”
Hudson Kingston of the Public Health Law Center discussed tobacco product waste and policies to reduce the density of tobacco retailers as part of the “Legislative 101 Panel” at the Minnesota Environmental Health Association (MEHA) Winter Education Conference in Bloomington, Minn.
PRESENTATION: 1/14/2020 “Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in the United States and Around the World”
Professor David Allen Larson made a presentation explaining the benefits of online dispute resolution (ODR) and provided an update regarding United States and international jurisdictions that have adopted ODR. The presentation was part of a two-hour education and training session for New York community mediators from NYPI and EAC who will be mediating on the new New York ODR platform for which Professor Larson was the System Designer
OTHER: 1/14/2020 Online Dispute Resolution Video
Professor David Larson recorded a video interview with University of Missouri Law School Professor Amy Schmitz regarding ethical standards and disability accessibility for online dispute resolution (ODR). The recording will be required viewing for her classes and will be posted on the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution website. www.odr.info
MEDIA: 1/30/2020 Star Tribune
Professor David Larson was interviewed by the StarTribune newspaper regarding whether a severe head lice infestation can qualify as a serious health condition under the Family Medical and Leave Act.
MEDIA: 1/8/2020 Roll Call
Joelle Lester of the Public Health Law Center was quoted in the January 8, 2020 Roll Call article, “Success of tobacco age change will depend on state efforts.”
MEDIA: 1/2/2020 KCUR 89.3
Mark Meaney of the Public Health Law Center was quoted in the segment “Missouri Vapers Are Unlikely To Pay More Sales Tax — And It’s Costing The State Millions” on KCUR 89.3, Kansas City’s public radio station.
MEDIA: 1/3/2020 Neurology Reviews
Professor Thaddeus Pope was quoted in the February 2020 Neurology Reviews article, “Experts Call to Revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act.”
MEDIA: 1/18/2020 Washington Post
Professor Thaddeus Pope was quoted in the January 18, 2020 Washington Post article, “Diagnosed with Dementia, She Documented Her Wishes for the End. Then Her Retirement Home Said No.”