Legal Epidemiology in Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference 2021 – Live Conference – March 17-19, 2021
The Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research will convene a satellite conference in conjunction with the 2021 Global Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH) Conference in March 2021. This satellite conference, funded by the National Science Foundation Law and Science Program, is a global gathering of people whose work in public health law research (also known as legal epidemiology) informs practice and policy at the intersection of law enforcement and public health. The satellite will provide participants with an outlet to share their research, advance scholarship and methods, and support early-career and underrepresented scholars who are interested in studying the effects of criminal law and its enforcement on public health.
Legal epidemiology — the scientific study of law as a factor in the cause, distribution and prevention of disease and injury — is an emerging transdisciplinary field with roots in health, socio-legal and behavioral research. The intersection of law enforcement and public health encompasses both the obvious concerns and questions related to the interaction of law enforcement and communities, and broader questions about the effects of law and policy on security, safety, power, and control. It also asks how these issues interact with health, well-being and equity; all questions legal epidemiologists seek to answer. Read more
Registration is required for this free workshop. Please use the following link to register:https://forms.gle/mwKBX3fUGL9SGrKa6