Maxwell J. Mehlman

The Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Maxwell J. Mehlman is Distinguished University Professor, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law, and Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1975, and holds bachelors degrees from Reed College and Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to joining CWRU, Professor Mehlman practiced law with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C.

In addition to co-editing, with Thomas Murray the Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology, Mehlman co-authored Access to the Genome: The Challenge to Equality and Genetics: Ethics, Law and Policy, the first casebook on genetics and law, now in its fifth edition, and has written Wondergenes: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Society (Indiana University Press 2003), The Price of Perfection: Individualism and Society in the Era of Biomedical Enhancement (Johns Hopkins University Press 2009), and Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineering (Johns Hopkins University Press 2012). He is the author of over eighty other scholarly articles and book chapters.

Presentation (PPTX format): Nudging Informed Consent in Clinical Trials