Annual Symposium 2016

On April 8, 2016, the UMass Law Review hosted a Roundtable Symposium on topics in the Law's Solutions to the Opioid Crisis in the Larkin Moot Courtroom.


Opening Remarks - Samantha Seserman and Alex Rovzar

How the Opioid Crisis is Prevalent in Lawyering and the DA’s Office - Tom Quinn, District Attorney for Bristol County

Rehab or Jail?: Police Chiefs Speak Out on Those in Possession of Opiates - Chief Edward J. Walsh of Taunton PD, Chief George McNeil of Somerset PD, Chief Ken Berkowitz of Canton PD

A View from the Bench: How Judges See the Crisis in the Courtroom - Hon. Bernadette L. Sabra, Hon. Daniel J. O’Shea, Hon. Kevan Cunningham

The Medical World: How Doctors See the Opioid Crisis Every Day - Commissioner Monica Bharel, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Dr. Jonathan Schwartz, MD

Closing Remarks - Samantha Seserman/Dee Dequattro

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