New data published today to LawAtlas.org explore the complexities of state laws that protect health care providers who refuse to provide reproductive health services, including abortion, sterilization, contraception, and emergency contraception, because the service goes against their conscientious beliefs.
New data released to LawAtlas.org show that some states were slow in their initial legal responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, but have since issued numerous state orders to mitigate the spread of the virus nationwide.
Data released to LawAtlas.org describe a global legal landscape that creates various barriers to access for safe abortion care.
Over 450 Public Health and Legal Experts and Organizations Sign Open Letter to Government Officials on Achieving a Fair and Effective COVID-19 Response
CPHLR Fellow Dr. Tom Brewer, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management in the College of Public Health at Kent State University, received a $59,820 grant to conduct a nationwide review of Medicaid statutes and regulations related to coverage for podiatry services. The project, entitled "Medicaid Coverage for Podiatric Care: National Survey," was funded by The Podiatry Foundation whose mission is to promote and foster podiatric medical education and research.
The landscape of abortion law in the United States saw increase in targeted restrictions in 2019, but also some efforts to protect access by state governments and courts, according to data published today to LawAtlas.org by the Center for Public Health Law Research.
A new supplement in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice released today introduces the broad public health practice community to the field of legal epidemiology and its principles.
New data released by the Center and the National League of Cities examines state-level preemption in 12 policy domains, providing a detailed outline of the extent of state efforts to prevent localities from passing laws.
A new Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine examines a recent decision by a Philadelphia judge, which rejected the argument that an overdose prevention site, called Safehouse, would violate the Controlled Substances Act.