Lunch? A Movie? A Little Preemption?

Next Wednesday, the Center for American Progress will host a film screening and panel discussion entitled “Protecting America from Unsafe Drugs and Medical Devices: Federal Preemption or Consumer Protection?”

This mid-day event will focus on the impacts and policy implications of the recent Supreme Court decision in Wyeth v. Levine, as well as last term’s ruling in Riegel v. Medtronic,; CAC filed amicus briefs in both cases. Next Wednesday’s event will feature a short documentary about federal preemption, as well as the following panel:

Nan Aron, President, Alliance for Justice
John Bowman, Director of Federal Relations, American Association for Justice
David Vladeck, Law Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Robert Weiner, Partner, Arnold and Porter LLP

Moderator: Mark Agrast, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

More information, including time, location, and how to RSVP for this event, is available here.