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About Edward P. Richards

Professor Richards received his undergraduate degree from Rice University, where he studied enviromental science, biology, and behaviorial science. He did graduate work at Baylor College of Medicine and then the University of Michigan, before receiving his J.D. from the University of Houston and his M.P.H. from the University of Texas School of Public Health. He was the Ruby M. Hulen/UMKC Professor of Law at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law and Director for the Center for Public Health Law. Since June 1, 2002, he has been the Harvey A. Peltier Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Law Center, and Director of the Program in Law, Science, and Public Health. Professor Richards has worked in health and public health law for many years. Since coming to LSU, he has done extensive work in national security law. He has been a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies, and has authored more than 140 articles and five books. For more information, see Professor Richards personal WWW site: biotech.law.lsu.edu.

Positions

Present Director of the Program in Law, Science, and Public Health, Louisiana State University Law Center
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Present Harvey A. Peltier Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center
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Present Clarence W. Edwards Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • 2001 President's Award, American College of Legal Medicine
  • Chair-elect, American Association of Law School, Health Law Section
  • 1999 Elmer F. Pierson Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Missouri
  • 1999 Brenner Faculty Publishing Award, University of Missouri Kansas

Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • National Security Law
  • Health Care Tort Law
  • Public Health and Emergency Preparedness Law


Contact Information

Edward P. Richards
Clarence W. Edwards Professor of Law
Paul M. Hebert Law Center
1 E. Campus Dr.
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office: 426
Phone:
225.578.7595

Email:


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