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The Law of Humane Science Summer Course will be Taught this Summer by Professor Locke

April 09, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Locke, Lewis & Clark’s 2014 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Animal Law and Science, will be on campus this summer to teach his popular course on the laws, regulations, and ethics of animal testing.

The course, entitled The Law of Humane Science, explores the complex regulatory framework that governs the use of animals in scientific experiments in biomedical research and in toxicity testing. Students will learn first-hand about the latest litigation and policy developments from experts who are at the forefront of this quickly evolving field.

Dr. Locke’s research and practice target the intersection of environmental health sciences, policy, and law in the areas of radiation policy and law and toxicity testing. His areas of study include alternatives to animals in biomedical testing and toxicology, radon risk science and policy, radiation risk analysis, and high-level radioactive waste disposal. He is the author and co-author of several book chapters and numerous papers, and has published in policy and scientific journals as well as law reviews.

He is an environmental health scientist and attorney who has an MPH from Yale University School of Medicine and a DrPH from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is also a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law and is licensed to practice before the bars of the states of New York, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Supreme Court.

For more information on this course click here.

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