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May 2023 Joshua N. Auerbach, Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Two recent, much-discussed decisions from federal courts in Texas—one striking down the Affordable Care Act’s requirements for insurance coverage of preventive health services, the other invalidating the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion drug mifepristone—illustrate a deepening tension between the public health community and the courts. Both decisions are now on appeal and may not ultimately be affirmed. More
April 2023 Lawrence O. Gostin,
Public health is vulnerable to judicial rulings in this new conservative era. More
March 2023 David Rosner,
A recent set of lawsuits against the Monsanto Corporation by local and state governments to get the company to clean up the mess it made of waterways and local schools with polychlorinated hydrocarbons (PCB) pollution has led to efforts by the company to silence scientists who have served as expert witnesses for plaintiffs. More
February 2023 Sara Rosenbaum,
On February 2, 2023, the Biden administration published a proposed rule that represents the latest chapter in a long-running war over the Affordable Care Act’s guarantee of free contraceptive coverage . More
June 2022 John E. McDonough,
For decades, corporate mergers and consolidations in the US health care system were like the weather—complain all you want because you can’t do anything about them. More
June 2021 Lawrence O. Gostin, Alexandra Finch,
Lawrence O. Gostin and Alexandra Finch of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Georgetwon University explore why the Affordable Care Act must be strengthened and expanded. More
April 2021 Lawrence O. Gostin,
The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is on the line at the Supreme Court. Again! For the 3rd time since its enactment in 2010. This term, the… More
April 2021 George Maliha, Sara Gerke, I. Glenn Cohen, Ravi B. Parikh,
After more than a decade of promise and hype, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finally making inroads into clinical… More
October 2020 Sara Rosenbaum,
It goes without saying that United States Supreme Court Justices are transcendently skilled lawyers. Indeed, there is no higher recognition of legal… More
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