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The Faculty of Law welcomes Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Professor Trudo Lemmens on Thursday, March 30 at 12:00 p.m. in Harry Walsh Q.C., Moot Courtroom B.
The title of his talk is:
When Law Transforms Death Into Therapy: Critical Reflections on Canada’s Rapidly Expanding MAID Regime
Trudo Lemmens is Professor and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy at the Faculty of Law and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health of the University of Toronto. Professor Lemmens’ publications include the co-authored books Medical Law in Canada and Reading the Future? Legal and Ethical Challenges of Predictive Genetic Testing, the co-edited volumes Regulating Creation: The Law, Policy and Ethics of Assisted Human Reproduction, and Law and Ethics in Biomedical Research: Regulation, Conflict of Interest, and Liability, as well as numerous chapters and articles in law, policy, science, medicine and bioethics journals. He was a member of the Council of Canadian Academies’ expert panel on Medical Aid in Dying, an expert witness for the federal Attorney General in the Truchon and Lamb cases, and he has testified before Canadian Parliamentary committees mandated to discuss draft legislation and the review of the practice. He has also been consulted as an expert on these issues internationally.
Please read his full biographical information on the University of Toronto Faculty of Law website.
This lecture may be eligible for CPD credit and is open to all faculty, students, and practicing professionals.