Law and Biosciences Workshop
This workshop seminar will provide students with the opportunity to examine and critique cutting-edge research and work in the field of law and the biosciences. Although it is open to all students, the seminar is designed especially for those with an interest in the field who wish to stay abreast of current issues, work, and ideas. In each class, an academic expert, policy maker, or practitioner will present his or her current research or work and engage in a robust discussion.nSpecial Instructions: Grades will be based on class participation and; Option 1 (Section 01, 2 units) - You will receive a course credit satisfying the Writing (W) credit if you choose to prepare discussion questions and to write a short reflection paper for a total of six workshop dates. Grading for this option is Mandatory P/R/F.nOption 2 (Section 02, 3 units) - Ten students will have the option, on top of the extra preparation, to write a longer independent research paper for Research (R) credit, with consent of the instructor. Students may receive three units for this option and will be graded on the H/P/R/F system. Students approved for "R" credit will be enrolled in Section 02.nElements used in grading: Class participation, attendance, written assignments and final paper.nThis course is open to first-year Law School students. Writing (W) credit is for 3Ls only.