MAID town hall: Professor Trudo Lemmens joins CBC's The National Conversation to discuss proposed changes to medical assistance in dying

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Professor Trudo Lemmens is the Faculty's Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy. His research focuses on the interaction between law, governance tools, and ethical norms and values in the context of health care, biomedical research, pharmaceutical and other health product development, and knowledge production.

Expert Advisory Group Releases Report on Assisted Dying and Mental Disorders

Friday, February 14, 2020

Following comprehensive review of the available evidence, the Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) released a report February 13 cautioning that evolving assisted dying policies must not put the lives of Canadians who live with mental illness at risk. MAiD in Canada is for medical conditions with irreversible decline, yet unlike other medical conditions mental illnesses can never be predicted to be irremediable.

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar: Matiangai Sirleaf

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar

Presents:

Matiangai Sirleaf
University of Pittsburgh, Law School

Race, Fear & Global Health

Thursday February 13, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Solarium (FA2)

Op-Ed by Professor Trudo Lemmens: Canada must learn lessons from Belgium on assisted dying

Friday, January 31, 2020

In an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, Trudo Lemmens addresses how Canada must learn lessons from Belgium on assisted dying.

He writes:

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar: Jody Madeira

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar Series

Presents:

Jody Madeira
Indiana University, Maurer School of Law & Co-director Center for Law, Society and Culture

Commentator: Michaël Lessard, SJD student University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and lawyer

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar: Bernard Dickens

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar

Presents:

Bernard Dickens
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Post Abortion Care: Legal abd Ethical Issues

Thursday November 21, 2019
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Falconer Hall, 84 Queen's Park
Solarium, FA2

Prof. Trudo Lemmens co-authors "The latest medical assistance in dying decision needs to be appealed: Here’s why"

Thursday, October 10, 2019

In a commentary in The Conversation, Prof. Trudo Lemmens and co-author Laverne Jacobs  (University of Windsor , Faculty of Law) argue that what’s known as the Truchon decision, which invalidated Canada’s “reasonable foreseeable death” and “end of life” access criteria for medical assistance in dying, should be appealed ("The latest medical assistance in dying decision needs to be appealed: Here’s why," October 9, 2019).

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar Series: John Dawson

Mary and Phillip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar

Presents:

John Dawson
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

"House arrest" under a Community Treatment Order and the Interpretation of Mental Health Legislation

 

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