Based on recent statements, the U.S. Department of Justice seems poised to provide much needed guidance regarding the manner and extent of corporate cooperation credit in False Claims Act cases. Examination of newly available data, however, demonstrates that more wide-ranging, structural changes are necessary: The data raises substantial questions not only about the credit given for cooperation, but about what the DOJ values in resolving FCA cases and whether there is appropriate consistency for cases handled by U.S. attorneys' offices across the country.
As originally published in Compliance Week - "Top Mind of Tomorow: 'Hope to pay it forward'" - Editor’s note: Seton Hall Law student Hannah Levine was named CW’s first-ever Top Mind of Tomorrow, and with it earned an invitation to attend our recently concluded annual conference at Washington, D.C.’s Mayflower Hotel. In her own words, Hannah describes her experience at the event. Read More >>
Professors John Jacobi, Jacob T. Elberg, Tara Adams Ragone, and Laura Hoffman represented Seton Hall Law at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics Annual Health Law Professors Conference. The icing on the cake for Seton Hall Law was the bestowal of an award for lifetime achievement on Professor Jacobi and the selection of Professor Elberg as a promising new Health Law Scholar. Read More >>
The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the sales and marketing of a drug approved three years ago to help treat Parkinson's patients suffering from debilitating psychosis. Former DOJ attorney and Seton Hall Law Professor Jacob T. Elberg weighs in.
From TIME: An Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis in a historic ruling on Monday, marking the first time an opioid manufacturer has been deemed responsible in court and made to pay damages. It could have implications for the slew of lawsuits filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors throughout the country." Read Professor John Jacobi's comments on the issue >>
On October 25, Seton Hall Law and Mayer Brown LLP were pleased to present the annual “Hot Topics in Life Sciences Law” Symposium. With over 100 industry professionals in attendance, the symposium explored emerging issues and legal trends impacting the life sciences industry. Read More >>
A Seton Hall University School of Law professor and director of the Health & Pharmceutical Law & Policy Program, Jacobi's reach extends beyond the classroom and into the hub of state health care policy. There are several people who have cited his work, or sought his expertise, on health care issues, most importantly on public health and mental health - the latter which is taking center stage in the state.
After a three-year hiatus, Seton Hall Law is proud to publish three new articles in the online student journal, Health Law Outlook. This student-run publication of Seton Hall Law’s Health Law Forum, is an institutional eRepository showcasing the work of students under one umbrella. Students explore current and emerging issues in scholarly articles, through which they contribute to the rapidly evolving discourse in health law and policy. Three recent graduates contributed to Volume 10, Issue 1. Read More >>
#SHLSuccessStories: Clais Daniels-Edwards
"Professors Bernard Freamon and Rachel Godsil . . . are not only brilliant, but they are approachable and really care about the success of their students."
#SHLSuccessStories spotlights members of the Class of 2014 and their Seton Hall Law experiences. Clais Daniels-Edwards '14 attended UC-Riverside as an undergrad, came to Seton Hall Law in New Jersey and is now in the Miami-Dade Office of the Public Defender in Florida. Read more >>
Center for Health Winter Events
From networking to an exploration of mental health coverage and issues of genomic testing
The Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy sponsored three keystone events this winter, bringing together practitioners, business leaders, scholars and members of the Seton Hall Law community. Read more >>
Innovation & Health Law
Jessica Gottlieb Empestan '02 and Daniel Gottlieb '09, siblings and colleagues
Jessi Empestan (pictured, left), regulatory counsel in the Law Department of Johnson & Johnson, and her brother, Dan Gottlieb (pictured, center), an associate with Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. in Washington, D.C., represent the first time that two siblings graduated from Seton Hall Law with a concentration in Health Law. This program, founded by Dean Kathleen Boozang (pictured, right) is consistently ranked among the top 10 in U.S. News & World Reports. Read the full story.