Barriers to Abortion Access in Australia before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ronli Sifris (Monash University), Tania Penovic (Monash University), Barriers to Abortion Access in Australia before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Women ’s Studies Int’l Forum (2021): Access to abortion in Australian has been the subject of significant legal reforms to the... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Can Governments Push Providers to Collaborate? A Comparison of Hospital Network Reforms in France and the United States
Robert Field (Drexel University), Catherine Keller, Michael Louazel, Can Governments Push Providers to Collaborate? A Comparison of Hospital Network Reforms in France and the United States, Health Pol ’y (2020): France recently implemented a program to encourage greater collaboration among public... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Difficulty of Care: Aligning Tax and Health Care Policy for Family Caregiving
Christine Speidel (Villanova University), Difficulty of Care: Aligning Tax and Health Care Policy for Family Caregiving, 52 Loyola U. Chic. L. J. (2021): In the United States millions of people live with disabilities, many of whom require assistance with activities... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Macromedical Regulation
Barak D. Richman (Duke University), Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke University), Macromedical Regulation, 82 Oh. St. L. J. (2021): The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shown that a localized disease can be transmitted to the broader population, nationally and worldwide. This Article... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Expanding Frontier of Neurolaw: Post Smt. Selvi V. State of Karnataka
Sidhartha Sekhar Dash, Harish Ch. Padhi, Biswadeep Das, Expanding Frontier of Neurolaw: Post Smt. Selvi V. State of Karnataka, 7 J. Critical Rev. (2020): Crimes are committed in very sophisticated form these days. It is highly technical as well. The... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 29, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Reimagining Rights and Responsibilities in the United States: Equal Access to Public Goods and Services
John Shattuck (Harvard University), Mathias Risse (Harvard University), Reimagining Rights and Responsibilities in the United States: Equal Access to Public Goods and Services, HKS Working Paper No. RWP21-007 A right of equal access to public goods and services is rooted... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Children's Rights and End of Life Decision-Making: In the Matter of JJ
This article analyses the decision of the Supreme Court in In the Matter of JJ [2021] IESC 1. The article... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Medical Robots and the Right to Health Care: A Progressive Realisation
Robin Pierce, Eduard Fosch Villaronga (Leiden University), Medical Robots and the Right to Health Care: A Progressive Realisation, Cambridge Handbook of Life Science, Information Technology and Human Rights, Cambridge University Press (2021): Robotic technologies have shown to have clear potential... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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The PrEP Penalty
Doron Dorfman (Syracuse University), The PrEP Penalty, 63 Boston College L. Rev. (2022): Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a novel treatment shown to be highly effective in preventing HIV infection. Although the treatment signals a new dawn in eliminating HIV/AIDS,... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 28, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Bottleneck: The Place of County Jails in California ’s COVID-19 Correctional Crisis
Hadar Aviram (UC Hastings Law), Bottleneck: The Place of County Jails in California ’s COVID-19 Correctional Crisis, Hastings J. of Crime and Punishment (2021): This Article examines a lesser-known site of the COVID-19 epidemic: county jails. Revisiting assumptions that preceded and... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Data-Driven Measures to Mitigate the Impact of Covid-19 in South America: How Do Regional Programmes Compare to Best Practice?
This article analyses data-driven... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Toward a Reexamination of Global Health Law in Light of the Role of Cognitive Bias Displayed by Humans and Artificial Intelligence in Times of Crisis
Nourhene Chtourou, Toward a Reexamination of Global Health Law in Light of the Role of Cognitive Bias Displayed by Humans and Artificial Intelligence in Times of Crisis, SSRN: “Leaders are called to stand in that lonely place between the no... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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A Terrible Great Idea? COVID-19 ‘Vaccination Passports’ in the Spotlight
This article looks at central... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Nationalizing Public Health Emergency Legal Responses
James G. Hodge (Arizona State University), Nationalizing Public Health Emergency Legal Responses, 49 J. L. Med.& Ethics (Forthcoming, 2021): The fight for public health primacy in U.S. emergency preparedness and response to COVID-19 centers on which level of government —federal... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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How to Build More Equitable Vaccine Distribution Technology
Laura Moy (Georgetown University), Yael Cannon (Georgetown University), How to Build More Equitable Vaccine Distribution Technology, SSRN: The COVID-19 pandemic and the distribution of vaccines that promise to bring it to an end have spotlighted inequities in our nation ’s healthcare... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Systemically Important Platforms
Caleb N. Griffin (Belmont University), Systemically Important Platforms, Cornell L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2021): Regulating Big Tech is now a matter of intense public debate. We ask how well Big Tech companies fulfill their role as gatekeepers of the public square.... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Non-Consensual Disclosures
Nina Varsava (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Non-Consensual Disclosures, Brigham Young U. L. Rev. (Forthcoming): In the course of biomedical research on humans —for example flu, imaging, and genomic studies—researchers often uncover information about participants that is important to their health and wellbeing... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 26, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

A New Prescription for the Opioid Epidemic: 360-Degree Accountability for Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Executives
Rebecca Delfino (Loyola Law School), A New Prescription for the Opioid Epidemic: 360-Degree Accountability for Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Executives, Loyola L. School, LA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-03: We can no longer ignore this--A national crisis resulting in... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 26, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Effects of a Longer Duration of Lockdown on COVID-19 Related Infected Individuals and Deaths, and on Economic Growth of Countries
Mario Coccia, Effects of a Longer Duration of Lockdown on COVID-19 Related Infected Individuals and Deaths, and on Economic Growth of Countries, Science of the Total Environment (2021): The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes the... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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The Right Not to Be Subject to Automated Individual Decision-Making/Profiling Concerning Big Health Data. Developing an Algorithmic Culture
Ioannis Iglezakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Theodoros Trokanas, Panagiota Kiortsi, The Right Not to Be Subject to Automated Individual Decision-Making/Profiling Concerning Big Health Data. Developing an Algorithmic Culture, SSRN: Τhis paper explores the legal issues that arise from the collection... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 26, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Protecting the Rights and Wellbeing of People with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Elizabeth Pendo (Saint Louis University), Protecting the Rights and Wellbeing of People with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic, COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 25, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Advance Requests for Medically-Assisted Dying
Wayne Sumner (University of Toronto), Advance Requests for Medically-Assisted Dying, SSRN: When medical assistance in dying (MAiD) was legalized in Canada in June 2016, the question of allowing decisionally capable persons to make advance requests in anticipation of later incapacity... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 25, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Withdrawing Treatment from Patients with Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness: The Wrong Answer Is What the Wrong Question Begets
Daniel Wang, Withdrawing Treatment from Patients with Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness: The Wrong Answer Is What the Wrong Question Begets, 46 J. Med. Ethics (2020): In a recent paper, Charles Foster argued that the epistemic uncertainties surrounding prolonged disorders of... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 25, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Becoming a Disabled Parent: Eliminating Access Barriers to Health Care Before, During, and after Pregnancy
Robyn Powell (Stetson University), Erin Andrews (University of Texas), Kara Ayers (University of Cincinnati), Becoming a Disabled Parent: Eliminating Access Barriers to Health Care Before, During, and after Pregnancy, Tulane L. Rev. (Forthcoming): The desire to become a parent transcends... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 24, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Revisiting the Ruiz Zambrano Doctrine and Exploring the Potential for its Extensive Application
Delia Ferri (Maynooth University), Giuseppe Martinico, Revisiting the Ruiz Zambrano Doctrine and Exploring the Potential for its Extensive Application, 27 Eu. Public Law (2021): With the tenth anniversary of the seminal Ruiz Zambrano judgement looming, there is scantly a better... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 24, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Back Under Legal Scrutiny
Gregory Curfman, Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Back Under Legal Scrutiny, SSRN: The 2009 Tobacco Control Act required the U.S. Food& Drug Administration (FDA) to design graphic warning labels depicting the health consequences of smoking for prominent placement on cigarette... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 24, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

The Current Outcome of Food Prices Regulation
Denis Ternovskiy, The Current Outcome of Food Prices Regulation, Monitoring of Russia's Economic Outlook: Trends and Challenges of Socio-economic Development. Moscow. Russia. 2021. No. 3, pp. 10-21 The direct regulation of prices for vegetable oil, sugar, and bread has helped... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Disclaiming Disability
Nicole B. Porter (University of Toledo), Disclaiming Disability, UC Davis L. Rev. (2022, Forthcoming): In the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Congress ordered the courts to broadly interpret the definition of disability under the ADA. For the most part, courts... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 23, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Modernizing First Aid
Ben Kropp, Modernizing First Aid, SSRN: At the dawn of 2021, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) submitted for review by all Ontarians a big tent approach to the delivery and oversight of first aid training in... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 22, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Indoor Air Pollution - An Overview
Jyothi Menon, Poornima Prabhakaran, Indoor Air Pollution - An Overview, 2 The Ramphal Institute Policy Brief, 4 (2021): This brief considers the health effects of indoor air pollution in Commonwealth countries and the policy options available to Commonwealth governments to... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 22, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Caregiving and Care Receiving Across Europe in Times of COVID-19
Discussion Paper No. 03-2021 The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit the European countries at the beginning of 2020. This has become particularly problematic... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 22, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Achieving Educational Equity Through Investment in School Health Services
Casey L. Thomas, Olga Acosta Price, Stephen Phillippi, Achieving Educational Equity Through Investment in School Health Services, 47 J. Health Care Finance 35 (2021): Health is a prerequisite to learning. Children in good health have fewer absences, earn better grades,... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Rethinking Complicity in the Surveillance of Sex Workers: Policing and Prostitution in America's Model City
Scott W. Stern, Rethinking Complicity in the Surveillance of Sex Workers: Policing and Prostitution in America's Model City, 31 Yale J. L.& Fem. (2020): This Note uncovers a history that has been largely ignored, dismissed, and sometimes even intentionally... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

A Look At Sustainable Development In Kenya: An Analysis Of Environmental, Natural Resources, Health And Infrastructure Governance
Edwin Kimani, A Look At Sustainable Development In Kenya: An Analysis Of Environmental, Natural Resources, Health And Infrastructure Governance, SSRN: Since attaining independence, Kenya has been keen on development. Recently, the development discourse in Kenya has adopted sustainable development sentiments... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Oregon's Pioneering Effort to Enact State Law to Allow Access to Psilocybin
Kathryn L. Tucker, J. D., Oregon's Pioneering Effort to Enact State Law to Allow Access to Psilocybin, 57 Williamette L. Rev. (2020): Use of psilocybin reduces anxiety and depression when used as palliative care in cancer cases. Oregon is poised... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Compulsory Vaccination and the ECtHR: What to Expect
Anja Krasser (University of Graz), Compulsory Vaccination and the ECtHR: What to Expect, Graz Law Working Paper No. 04-2021: The multiple COVID-19 vaccines developed over the past months are typically thought of as the only means to meet the challenges... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Early Abortion Exceptionalism
Greer Donley (University of Pittsburgh), Early Abortion Exceptionalism, 107 Cornell L. Rev. (Forthcoming): Restrictive state abortion laws garner a large amount of attention in the national conversation and legal scholarship, but less known is a federal abortion policy that significantly... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 20, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Tailoring Public Health Policies
Govind Persad (University of Denver), Tailoring Public Health Policies, Am. J. L. Med. (Forthcoming, 2021): In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, many states and countries have adopted public health restrictions on activities previously considered commonplace: crossing state... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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What is Public Safety?
Barry Friedman (New York University), What is Public Safety? Boston U. L. Rev. (Forthcoming): For literally hundreds of years, political leaders and thinkers have deemed public safety the first duty of government. But they have defined public safety largely in... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Decoding China ’s COVID-19 ‘Virus Exceptionalism’: Community-based Digital Contact Tracing in Wuhan
Discussion Paper No. 21-028: During the COVID-19 pandemic, comprehensive, accurate, and timely digital contact tracing serves... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Using SNAP to Address Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mathew Swinburne, Using SNAP to Address Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic,COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch It is estimated that more than 50 million Americans experienced food insecurity in... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 19, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Paid Leave and Unemployment Insurance during the Pandemic and Beyond
Sharon Terman, Michele Evermore, Paid Leave and Unemployment Insurance during the Pandemic and Beyond, COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch The pandemic has exposed and heightened the need for policies... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 19, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

A Pandemic Meets a Housing Crisis
Courtney Anderson (Georgia State University), A Pandemic Meets a Housing Crisis, COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch As we write in early 2021, there is a COVID-19 vaccine, a new... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Gaps in Worker Protections that Increase Essential Workers ’ Exposure to COVID-19
Ruqaiijah Yearby (Saint Louis University), Gaps in Worker Protections that Increase Essential Workers ’ Exposure to COVID-19, COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch States and localities designated more than 55 million... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable and At-Risk School-Age Children
Stacie Patrice Kershner (Georgia State University), Brooke Silverthorn (Georgia State University), Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable and At-Risk School-Age Children, COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch In March 2020, in... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Does Human Germline Genome Editing Violate Human Dignity? An African Perspective
Bonginkosi Shozi (University of KwaZulu-Natal), Does Human Germline Genome Editing Violate Human Dignity? An African Perspective, J. L.& Biosciences. (2021): It has been variously claimed that alterations to the human genome for reproductive purposes ought to be prohibited on... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Safeguards for Accelerated Market Authorization of Vaccines in Europe
Suzan Slijpen, Mauritz Kop (Stanford Law School), Safeguards for Accelerated Market Authorization of Vaccines in Europe, Stanford Law School ‘Center for Law and the Biosciences’ People around the globe are concerned about safety issues encircling the accelerated introduction of corona... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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The Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic and the Challenge of Healthcare Infrastructure in Nigeria: what Role for Public-Private Partnerships?
Augustine Arimoro (Nottingham Trent University), The Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic and the Challenge of Healthcare Infrastructure in Nigeria: what Role for Public-Private Partnerships? 3 Theoretical& Applied L. 18 (2020): While it is not new that Nigeria is challenged by... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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When Hospitals Sue Patients
Isaac Buck (University of Tennessee), When Hospitals Sue Patients, 73 Hastings L.J. (2021): Grimly demonstrated by the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals serve as the central hub of American health care. Increasingly exercising market power, setting clinical standards, and fostering innovation, hospitals ’... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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Genetic Counsellors
Dimitri Patrinos, Roxanne Caron, Bartha Maria Knoppers, Ma'n H. Zawati (McGill University), Genetic Counsellors, Legal Recognition and the Road Less Travelled, SSRN: Genetics and genomics are playing increasingly important roles in the Canadian health care system. With their specialized training... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
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