The Science Chase: Students explore how law can keep up with biomedical advances

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What if the government forced all citizens to get genetic testing to find out if they were carriers of a deadly disease such as Tay-Sachs? “Any constitutional problem with that?” I. Glenn Cohen ’03 asks the 25 students in his popular course, Genetics and Reproductive Technology: Legal and Ethical Issues, as he paces before the blackboard in a Hauser classroom.

Tougher Goals, Softer Style

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A hard hat sits on a bookshelf in her office. It’s a requirement for visiting the construction site across from the Dimock Community Health Center, but the prop fits Ruth Ellen Fitch ’83, the center’s president and CEO, in more ways than one.