Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his perspective on presidential leadership.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, has completed the first phase of an important study on U.S.-funded research conducted in the 1940s in Guatemala that involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted diseases without the subjects' consent.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Constitution’s commerce clause.
Stephen Morse of the Law School shares his perspective on the Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and his legal affairs.
President Amy Gutmann, chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, discusses the commission’s report on a 1940s syphilis study in Guatemala; Anita Allen of the Law School is also quoted.
President Amy Gutmann and Anita Allen of the Law School comment on an unethical medical study.
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Debra Schilling Wolfe
Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania