Generic medications could be an effective way to improve health outcomes while lowering costs, but the existing drug patent system is poorly designed to motivate such discoveries, says an expert on health law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lingyu Zhou, a Washington University in St. Louis School of Law alumna, has been awarded a highly selective 2019 Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. A student and another alum were semifinalists.
Tim Hsu and David Ma met while graduate students at Washington University through the university’s Taiwanese Graduate Student Association. After they graduated, they wanted to find a way to recreate the camaraderie they’d known in school and created the WashU Alumni Club in Taiwan in 2012.
John C. “Jack” Danforth, former U.S. senator from Missouri, and Jay Nixon, former governor of Missouri, will participate in a fireside chat from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Anheuser-Busch Hall’s Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom.
“Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity,” a film produced by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, during the 26th annual St. Louis International Film Festival.
The U.S. House of Representatives Republican tax proposal, released Nov. 2, would institute a number of wholesale changes to the American tax code, including the end of neutrality in the international tax system, says an expert on international tax law at Washington University in St. Louis.
The First Amendment does not give Masterpiece Cakeshop and its owner, Jack Phillips, the license to discriminate against gay couples, as businesses open to the general public have a longstanding obligation to provide full and equal service to customers, argues a legal scholar at Washington University in St. Louis.
“Icarus,” a 2017 documentary film exploring doping in sports, will be screened from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom in Anheuser-Busch Hall. A panel discussion will follow.
Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed and fixing the complex pricing models is complicated. That’s no excuse for not trying, says the School of Law’s Rachel Sachs.
As part of continuing efforts to expand access and opportunities for students interested in pursuing a legal education, the School of Law will begin accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in addition to the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).