Science and Regulation Symposium

Science and Regulation Symposium
  • April 6, 2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
American University Washington College of Law 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Room 603, Washington, DC 20016
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Room 603 Washington, DC 20016

This event will explore the role of science as evidence in administrative law processes. Panelists will consider evidentiary and scientific standards and how those standards apply to regulation. Issues to be examined include: "good science" versus "junk science," the application of Daubert principles to administrative law, and ethical concerns in presenting scientific evidence in rulemaking or adjudication. 


  • Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety & Health Administration
  • Dr. Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director, Scientific Integrity Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Jeffrey Bossert Clark, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Jane C. Luxton, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
  • Jamie Conrad, Founder, Conrad Law & Policy Counsel


Jonathan R. Siegel, Director of Research and Policy, Administrative Conference of the United States


  • Registration is free but required – please visit
  • CLE Accreditation will be applied for (1.5 credits) – registration for CLE credit is $55.
  • For further information, contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or
April 6, 2011 - 5:00 pm EDT