Category Law & Policy

Hepatitis C Treatment Gaps in Prisons

Martha Paynter supports better Hepatitis C treatment coverage in prisons

Conflicts of Interest: The case of Diclectin

Naila Ramji advocates for the importance of clinical trial transparency. 

Genome-Edited Babies – A Cause for Concern

Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.

Don’t remand pregnant people or primary caregivers

Jaime Burnet and Martha Paynter advocate for ending the practice of pre-trial imprisonment of pregnant people, primary caregivers of young children, and primary caregivers of people with disabilities

Genome-Edited Persons will Need Legal Protections

Will Hatfield suggests that, in Canada, persons born from gametes or embryos that have been genetically modified would be members of a new class of humans, and potentially in need of specific legal protections.

Just Price for Drugs: The eleventh hour

Marc-André Gagnon urges modernization and fairness in the pricing of patented drugs in Canada

Compensating Egg Donors: United States vs Spain

Diane Tober considers how different compensation schemes for donation affect the experiences and choices of egg donors and announces the launch of her research project which analyzes egg donation practices in the US and Spain.