Richmond Public Interest Law Review Symposium

Richmond Public Interest Law Review Symposium


2016 Symposium: Virginia's Opioid Epidemic

Treatment and Policy in the 21st Century

Richmond Public Interest Law Review

Friday, September 30, 2016

9:30 AM – 2:45 PM


The Honorable Robert R. Merhige Jr. Moot Courtroom

University of Richmond School of Law

Symposium Schedule

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Check-In

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM: Welcome & Introductions

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM: "The Science of Addiction" by James C. May, Ph.D. Director of Planning, Development, Research, Evaluation & Substance Use Disorders Services Richmond Behavioral Health Authority"

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Keynote Remarks by Attorney General Mark Herring

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Speaker Panel on the Opioid Epidemic in Virginia

Shannon Taylor, Commonwealth's Attorney for Henrico

Timothy S. Coyne, Public Defender for the City of Winchester and Counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah and Warren

Brittany Anderson, Director of Constituent & Legislative Affairs, Office of the Attorney General

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch provided

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM: Legal Wrap Up

Timothy J. Heaphy

Chair, White Collar Defense Group at Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Former United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM: Reception


*2.5 CLE credits

CLE Information

New Challenges for Attorneys General: The Opioid Epidemic in Virginia

Conference Training

ME Annual Report 2014

Safe Reporting Legislation

Felony Homicide Legislation

Naloxone Expansion Legislation

Report from WDVA Prescription Drug Summit

Medicine Abuse Project announcement

Roanoke Times op-ed

Presentations from National Prescription Drug Summit

Building Public Safety

Volkow Testimony Senate Drug Caucus

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