Health Law & Policy

Professor Craig Lawson

Craig M. Lawson Professor of Law Emeritus

Professor Lawson joined the faculty in 1978. Born in 1948, he received his B.A. from Yale University in 1970 (French) and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1974. At Hastings, he was Executive Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1974 and practiced with a San Francisco law firm from 1974 to 1976. During the 1977-78 academic year, he was a teaching fellow at the University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign.

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Professor Brian Lepard

Brian D. Lepard Harold W. Conroy Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of LL.M. Program in Global Legal Practice

Professor Lepard is a leading expert in the fields of  international law, human rights law, comparative law, and tax law.  He joined the faculty in 1995. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1983. At Princeton, he was named a Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and concentrated on the study of international law and organization, receiving a prize from the Woodrow Wilson School for his thesis on the development of the idea of the League of Nations in France during the First World War.

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Professor Colleen Medill

Colleen E. Medill Robert & Joanne Berkshire Family Professor of Law

Professor Colleen Medill is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of Employee Benefits Law, and as a teacher of Property and Legal Skills Development.  She teaches three of her four law school courses using textbooks that she has authored.  Professor Medill is the sole author of Introduction to Employee Benefits Law: Policy and Practice (West 4th ed. 2014), Developing Professional Skills: Property (West 2011), and Acing Property (West 2d ed. 2012).  She is a co-author of Contemporary Property (West 4th ed. 2013).   

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