2016–17 Henry H.H. Remak Seminar on Dignity, Equality, and Social Justice with George P. Smith
Drawing on sources from philosophy, religion, and law, an internationally renowned expert on bioethics and health law will consider the ideal of dignity as a civil and human right both during life and at the end of life.
George P. Smith, II specializes in law, science, and medicine with particular focus on bioethics and health law. His bibliography, which continues to grow, includes 14 books, 21 monographs, and 152 law review articles, book chapters, and essays. In 1998 Indiana University recognized his contributions to the legal profession by awarding him an LL.D. degree, honoris causa. He is a life member of the American Law Institute and the Founding Faculty Editor of the Columbus School of Law’s Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, published from 1985–2015.
In addition to CUA, Professor Smith has taught at the University of Michigan, Indiana University, Georgetown, George Washington, and Notre Dame. In 1984, Professor Smith received an Australian-American Fulbright award to teach at the University of New South Wales as the Fulbright Visiting Professor of Law and Medical Jurisprudence. He has also held teaching appointments as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia in 2005, as the Parsons Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Sydney in 2003 and in 1998, and as Visiting Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales in 2001, 1990, and 1987. Additionally, Professor Smith has had research affiliations with over 100 institutions, including those at Cambridge University, Columbia, Chicago, Harvard, the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Max Planck Institute at Heidelberg, Oxford, and Yale. Professor Smith was a Visiting Fellow of IU’s Institute for Advanced Study during the Fall 2016 semester and will return as a Residential Fellow in Fall 2017.
This event is free and open to the public.
The 2016–17 Remak Seminar is led by Steve Sanders, Associate Professor in IUB’s Maurer School of Law. The IAS thanks the Maurer School of Law for its facilitation of Remak Seminar Programs.