Leadership Hall, 3814 Walnut Street
Dr. Griffin will Discuss Conscience Clauses in Health Care: What is the current law? What are some of the proposals to change the law? Following her presentation, she will answer questions in this relaxed and informal lunch.
Please RSVP to Foxleadership@upenn.edu
Dr. Leslie C. Griffin is the William S. Boyd Professor of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. Professor Griffin, who teaches constitutional law, is known for her interdisciplinary work in law and religion. She holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is author of the Foundation Press casebooks, Law and Religion: Cases and Materials (4th edition, 2017) and Practicing Bioethics Law (2015), which was co-authored with Joan H. Krause, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Before becoming a law professor, Professor Griffin clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and was an assistant counsel in the Department of Justice's Office of Professional Responsibility, which investigates professional misconduct by federal prosecutors.
Before joining the UNLV faculty, Professor Griffin held the Larry & Joanne Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center and was a tenured member of the faculty at the Santa Clara University School of Law. Professor Griffin has held research fellowships at the Harvard Program in Ethics and the Professions and Emory University. She has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, George Washington University Law School, the University of Alabama School of Law, and Georgetown University Law Center.