Bioethicist and Law Professor Dies

July 10, 2017

(The Scientist) – John Robertson, a bioethicist at the University of Texas School of Law, passed away yesterday (July 5) at age 74. His work focused on reproductive technologies, and he served as chair of the ethics committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. I. Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law professor, writes in a memorial that Robertson helped to put law and bioethics “on to the law school map, and with a few others . . . gave it legitimacy as a real and important area of focus within law schools.”

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