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Health Law Ranked for the First Time in U.S. News & World Report

LABS is a dynamic, interdisciplinary group of faculty and students engaged in research and teaching about law and the biomedical sciences.  We feature expertise in law and health, health and human rights, disability, bioethics, genetics, neuroscience, evidence, torts, privacy, food and drug law, public health law, biotechnology, cognitive psychology, and intellectual property. We are committed to explaining and improving the law in these rapidly evolving fields to help overcome the critical health challenges of our times.

COURSES


The College of Law offers courses, seminars, and field placements in areas of study relevant to law and the biosciences, including:

  • Health law Law & bioethics
  • Genetics and law
  • Intellectual property
  • Patent law
  • Patent Drafting
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Food & Drug Law
  • Disability Law
  • Health Law Field Placement
  • New Ventures Clinic
  • Seminar on Law and the Opioid Crisis
  • Colloquium on Law & the Biosciences

FACULTY & STAFF


Leslie Francis

Dist. Alfred C. Emery Prof. of Law
Dist. Prof. of Philosophy
Director, LABS

 801-582-4289
 francisl@law.utah.edu

Teneille Ruth Brown

Professor, College Of Law
 801-581-5883
 teneille.brown@law.utah.edu

Jorge Contreras

Professor, College Of Law
 801-587-5471
 jorge.contreras@law.utah.edu

Erika George

Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law, College of Law
 801-581-7358
 erika.george@law.utah.edu

LABS ALUMNI