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Marchant joins second annual Criminal Justice Conference


Gary Marchant
September 14, 2011

Gary Marchant, ASU Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, spoke at the second annual Criminal Justice Conference hosted by the District of Columbia Superior Court Criminal Division in Washington, D.C., Sept. 15.

Marchant, executive director and faculty fellow for the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, presented “Emerging Technologies that will Radically Change Your Life, Society and Law in the Next Five Years,” which explored emerging technologies and their lasting affects.

Marchant’s research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. He teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Nanotechnology Law & Policy. He also is a professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences. Marchant frequently lectures about the intersection of law and science at national and international conferences.