Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Introducing the Scientific Lawyer

Botanists at workThe Jurisdynamics Network is pleased to unveil its newest affiliate, The Scientific Lawyer. This site reviews the latest scientific news, reviews, and research of interest to lawyers and legal scholars. It summarizes the most recent issues of Science, Nature, Cell, JAMA, and the New England Journal of Medicine. It also covers several specialty journals from the Nature Publishing Group: Biotechnology, Genetics, Medicine, Methods, and Neuroscience.

The Scientific Lawyer can be reached in any of the following ways:OncomouseThe Scientific Lawyer's mascot is the Oncomouse. On April 12, 1988, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted U.S. Patent No. 4,736,866 to Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart for "a transgenic non-human mammal whose germ cells and somatic cells contain a re-combinant activated oncogene sequence introduced into said mammal." Having inspired fierce legal battles in Canada and the European Union, the Oncomouse symbolizes many of the hopes and anxieties that law can address only by resort to science.


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