Author Archives: O’Neill Institute

11.17.15

Naturally Processed?

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This post was written by Janelle Langan, a Global Health Law LL.M. student at Georgetown Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to jl2009@georgetown.edu. Recent emphasis upon diet through consumer education, media coverage, and mobile food journaling applications has brought healthy eating to the forefront of the minds of consumers. A […]

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10.30.15

Criminal Convictions for Selling Contaminated Peanut Butter – How About for Marketing Cigarettes, Too?

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This post was written by O’Neill Institute Executive Director, Oscar Cabrera and O’Neill Institute Faculty Director, Lawrence O. Gostin. Any questions about this post can be directed to cabrera@law.georgetown.edu or gostin@law.georgetown.edu. A prior O’Neill Institute blog by Aliza Glasner reported on the criminal convictions and sentencing of food company executives in the United States for […]

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10.22.15

The O'Neill Institute Responds to WHO's Dr. Margaret Chan's Global Futures Initiative Lecture

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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law was pleased to attend Georgetown University’s Global Futures Initiative lecture by Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization on the “Global Future of Governance.”  Members of our team were invited to submit responses to the Global Futures Initiative blog, which are excerpted below. […]

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10.21.15

An Eye-Opening Evening

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This post was written by Rebecca Donsky, a 2016 candidate for the Global Health Law LL.M. at Georgetown Law.  The views presented here are her own. Any questions or comments can be directed to rd886@georgetown.edu. On September 30, 2015 I attended an event at Georgetown Law hosted by Professor Eric Rosenthal of Georgetown Law, the […]

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10.15.15

Global Health’s 21st Century Challenge: From An Inspiring Lecture to A Candid Conversation with WHO's Dr. Margaret Chan

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This post was written by Anna Tordjmann, a 2016 candidate for the Global Health Law LL.M. at Georgetown Law.  The views presented here are her own. Any questions or comments can be directed to at925@law.georgetown.edu. I am a candidate in the Global Health Law LL.M at Georgetown Law, and I received the unique chance to […]

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10.07.15

What does the conclusion of TPP negotiations mean for global health law?

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This post was written by Alexandra Phelan, an Adjunct Professor in Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Doctoral Researcher with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. She has previously examined the possible implications of the TPP on global health law based on previous leaked drafts of the TPP here […]

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09.29.15

The Global Migration Crisis, International Law, And The Responsibility To Protect Health

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor at Georgetown University and O’Neill Institute Faculty Director and Anna Roberts, O’Neill Institute Law Fellow.  It was originally published in the Health Affairs Blog on September 29, 2015, and the excerpt is posted here with permission of the authors.  The views presented here are their […]

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09.17.15

Mustard Use by ISIL and the Chemical Weapons Convention

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This post was written by Sharon Jackson, an independent consultant.  Any questions about the post can be directed to sharonjackson@att.net. It is a rare occasion that an arms control treaty can help in an ongoing public health crisis. The Islamic state’s use of toxic chemicals against civilians in Iraq and Syria has exposed noncombatants and […]

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09.11.15

On the 25th Anniversary of the Enactment of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act

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This post is adapted from remarks made by Tim Westmoreland at a celebration convened by the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House on September 9, 2015. Professor Westmoreland is Professor from Practice, Georgetown University Law Center; Senior Scholar, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; and Former Counsel, Subcommittee on Health […]

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08.11.15

Developing Better Worldwide Solutions to Manage Brucellosis: Good for People, Good for Goats (Animals)

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This post was written by Sharon Jackson, an independent consultant.  Any questions about the post can be directed to sharonjackson@att.net. Infectious diseases, especially those that have been controlled in countries with advanced economies but continue to threaten developing countries, pose a particularly difficult challenge in many areas of the world. Zoonotic diseases, infectious illnesses that […]

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