Monthly Archives: May 2014

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Forgotten Epidemic

We hosted a conference on Alzheimer’s disease at the College last week, inviting a distinguished group of physicians, researchers, caregivers, advocates and policymakers to discuss the ethical and legal challenges of diagnosing and treating those with the disease. These issues … Continue reading

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The Botched Execution of Clayton Lockett: Is Lethal Injection Painless and Humane?

Clayton Lockett died last week, but few will mourn his death. A four-time convicted felon, Mr. Lockett was executed by the State of Oklahoma for shooting and then burying alive a 19-year-old girl. Following his death, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin … Continue reading

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