Law-Medicine Center Holds Full-Day Conference on Cognitive Decline and the Law

A speaker introduces panelists for the 2024 Law Med Conference, held in the law school's Moot Courtroom

On March 1, 2024, the Law-Medicine Center hosted its annual national conference, which was devoted to the topic of Cognitive Decline and the Law this year. The conference provided a comprehensive overview of a large number of challenges associated with cognitive decline and approaches to addressing them. Topics included medical decision-making, guardianship, cognitive decline among incarcerated individuals, cognitive decline and American politics, workplace challenges, driving concerns, telemedicine and more.

The speakers were prominent scholars from across the country, and many will contribute papers to our forthcoming volume of Health Matrix: The Journal of Law-Medicine. Find more information about the conference and to view recordings