Fellows & Grantees

Robert Leflar

Abe Fellowship 1999
Project Title
A Comparison of Health Care Quality Control Structure in Japan and the United States
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Professor, Law, University of Arkansas


I am on the faculties of the University of Arkansas School of Law and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and I am a frequent visiting scholar at the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law. My particular fields of interest are comparative health law and health policy, tort law and products liability. I am on the executive committee of the Asian Law & Society Association, and in 2018 will serve as chair of the East Asian Law & Society Section of the Association of American Law Schools. For pro bono publico work, I serve on the boards of the Arkansas Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Arkansas Environmental Defense Alliance.