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Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium- The Opioid Crisis: Paths Forward to Mitigate Regulatory Failure

November 30, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 3:30 pm


8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6
The 2018-2019 Utah Law Review presents “The Opioid Crisis: Paths Forward to Mitigate Regulatory Failure.” The symposium will critically examine failures of the pharmaceutical market, subsequent inadequate regulatory responses, and possible solutions as the nation moves forward in addressing the crisis. Scholars from around the country will discuss the impact of regulation from the national and state level, the impact of addiction on communities, and how public health research should inform future policy and regulation decisions.

5 hours CLE (pending). Free and open to the public. Register online »

This event will be streamed and recorded on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel »


8:15 a.m. -Registration

8:55 – 9:00 a.m. – Introductory remarks

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Federal Regulation: Failures and Paths Moving Forward  – Moot Court Room

Panelists: Patricia Zettler, Lars Noah, Leslie Francis
Moderator: Jorge Contreras, J.D

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – The Public Health Perspective: Tracing the Root of the Problem –  Moot Court Room

Panelists: Nic Terry, Amanda Pustilnik, Teneille Brown
Moderator: Timothy W. Farrell, M.D.

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 -1:45 p.m. – State Regulation: Failures and Paths Moving Forward – Moot Court Room

Panelists: Anne Boustead, Valarie Blake
Moderator: Amelia Smith Rinehart, J.D.

1:45 – 2:00 p.m. – Break

2:00 – 3:15 p.m. – The Community Impact of the Opioid Crisis: Addiction, Criminal Justice, and Health Disparities – Moot Court Room

Panelists: Leo Beletsky, Seema Mohapatra, Kelly Dineen
Moderator: Margaret Pabst Battin, Ph.D., M.F.A.

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks


For questions contact Miriam (801) 585-3479.

Free parking is available at the Rice-Eccles Stadium. We encourage you to use public transportation to our events. Take TRAX University line to the Stadium stop and walk a half block north. For other public transit options use UTA’s Trip Planner. The law school is on the Red Route for the University’s free campus shuttles (College of Law stop).


November 30, 2018
8:15 am - 3:30 pm
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