We’re excited to introduce and welcome Max Mehlman to our blogging community as an occasional contributor.
Max is Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case School of Law, and Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case School of Medicine. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, and holds two bachelors degrees, one from Reed College and one from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to joining the Case faculty in 1984, Professor Mehlman practiced law with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in federal regulation of health care and medical technology.
Max has written a number of influential books, including:
- Access to the Genome: The Challenge to Equality (co-authored)
- Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology (co-edited with Tom Murray)
- Genetics: Ethics, Law and Policy, the first casebook on genetics and law, now in its third edition (co-authored)
- Wondergenes: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Society
- The Price of Perfection: Individualism and Society in the Era of Biomedical Enhancement
- Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineering
His most recent article is Medical Malpractice Guidelines as Safe Harbors: Illusion or Deceit?, 40 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 286-300 (2012).