This seminar series brings guest speakers to the Faculty of Law to stimulate the discussion of issues related to the intersection of law with health care and related ethical and social issues.

All Seminars are held at 84 Queen’s Park, Falconer Hall, Solarium, from 12:30 to 2:00 PM unless otherwise indicated.

Lunch will be provided.

2019-2020 Schedule

Date of Seminar



September 5
Chloe Romanis
Faculty of Law
University of Manchester
Artificial Womb Technology and the Choice to Gestate Ex Utero: Is Partial Ectogenesis the Business of the Criminal Law?

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September  26
John Dawson
Faculty of Law, University of 

"House arrest" under a Community Treatment Order and the interpretation of mental health legislation


October 17
Calvin Ho
Faculty of Medicine, University of Singapore

Regulatory Governance of Al in Health Care


November 21

Bernard Dickens
Faculty of Law,
University of Toronto

Post-Abortion Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

January 31

Jody Madeira
University of Indiana

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

Understanding Illicit Insemination and fertility fraud, from patient experience to legal reform 

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February 13

Matiangai Sirleaf
University of Pittsburgh Law  School

 Race, Fear and Global Health

March 12

Britta van Beers
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Law

Rewriting the human genome, rewriting human rights law? Human rights, human dignity and human germline editing in the CRISPR era

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