• Biotechnology and the Law – 6854



Grad. Requirements

Upper Division Legal Writing

Subject Area

Health Law & Bioethics *
Intellectual Property and Technology *
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type

Biotechnology, Bioethics and The Law offers a comprehensive analysis of the developing field commonly classified as biotechnology. It is one of the first classes of its kind for law, business and ethics students. This course will be attractive not only to health law students, but also students in the general curriculum. Divided into twelve core sections, it combines theory and ethics to the study of biotechnology, which is a complex field merging science, medicine, law, and commerce. This course is multi-focused, documenting the critical developmental stages of biotechnology and the laws that regulate it, with probing ethical analysis. The course objective is to encourage critical thinking among students and to generate lively class discussions.


Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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