Rob Leflar

National YangMing ChiaoTung University

Rob Leflar ( is Visiting Professor at National YangMing ChiaoTung University in Taiwan. His scholarly works include “Taiwan’s Medical Law in Action” (with Liang & Wu), 38 Emory Int’l L. Rev. 1 (2024); Законодательство о медицинских травмах в действии: сравнительный опыт Японии и Тайваня [Medical Injury Law in Action: Japan and Taiwan Compared],  Медицинское право: теория и практика [Medical Law: Theory and Practice] 9:68 (2023) (in Russian); “Informed Consent and Patients’ Rights in Japan” (33 Houston L. Rev. 1); “‘Unnatural Deaths,’ Criminal Sanctions, and Medical Quality Improvement in Japan” (9 Yale J. Health Policy Law & Ethics 1); “Discerning Why Patients Die: Legal and Political Controversies in Japan, the United States, and Taiwan” (22 Mich. St. Int’l L.J. 777); and the book 日本の医療と法:インフォームドコンセント   ルネッサンス [Law and Health Care in Japan: The Renaissance of Informed Consent] (in Japanese). His main subjects are comparative health law, products liability, and torts. He has been active in public affairs relating to public health and environmental and consumer protection. He retired from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2020.