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Malpractice lawsuits study by Professors Bill Sage and Charles Silver cited in the New York Times

A study cowritten by two Law School professors, William Sage and Charles Silver, “Do the Elderly Fare in Medical Malpractice Litigation, Before and After Tort Reform? Evidence from Texas, 1988-2007,” was cited in a recent New York Times article about the effects of Texas’s tort reform laws on lawyers and patients.


Thomas Pogge to Discuss “The Health-Impact Fund: How to Make New Medicines Accessible to All,” November 18, 2010

Yale University Professor of Philosophy Thomas Pogge will lead a workshop discussion on his paper, “TRIPS, Human Rights, and the Health Impact Fund,” on Thursday, November 18, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in TNH 3.124 at the University of Texas School of Law.


Professor William Sage awarded $1.8 million grant under a new federal program funding projects aimed at medical malpractice, healthcare reforms

Professor William Sage, holder of the James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence at the Law School, and two other researchers have been awarded a $1.8 million grant under a new federal program intended to improve patient safety and the medical malpractice system.


UT Law School hosts 2010 Health Law Professors Conference

The University of Texas School of Law will host the 33rd Annual Health Law Professors Conference on June 3–5, 2010.