Opioid Symposium - Panel 3: Policy and Public Health

Date: March 12, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Conference

Please join us for the final panel of the Journal of Law in Society’s 2021 Symposium, in partnership with the Levin Center! 

This panel will address how opioid policy is connected to political and cultural narratives.  It will connect the healthcare and criminal arms of opioid policy by presenting a view of how political and public attitudes shape the ways we address problems legally and in other professional fields.  Panelists will discuss what creates counterproductive public narratives, and what kinds of structures and strategies lawyers and policymakers can use to move towards better thinking. 

Panelists will include

  • Courtney Anderson, Associate Professor of Law Georgia State University, and
  • Robin Fretwell Wilson, University of Illinois College of Law Director of Institute of Government and Public Affairs. 
  • Patrick ShannonChief Judge for the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan