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.
The Center published the first report today in a six-part series that focuses on how laws and legal practices related to housing can influence the availability of quality, affordable housing in socially and racially diverse neighborhoods—and how policies can be better designed and deployed for maximum national impact.
The Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law will assume responsibility for maintaining the Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System at PDAPS.org, developing the MonQcle software system, and supporting the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente’s CityHealth.org by updating data on their site.
Our team welcomes the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting to Philadelphia, November 2-6, 2019.
If you're joining us there, or following along from afar, here's what you can expect from the Center for Public Health Law Research and our programs:
New data published today to LawAtlas.org explores 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.
This June marks the 10th anniversary of the Center for Public Health Law Research. Over the next year, we will be celebrating this anniversary by recounting milestones in our history and the history of the field, hosting a symposium, and a few other celebrations to mark the passage of time and look hopefully toward the future.
Two new datasets released today on LawAtlas.org provide details on government programs available to children with disabilities and their families: the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the state supplemental payment (SSP) programs.
A new legal map published on LawAtlas.org today shows shifts and trends in state-level “zero tolerance” or exclusionary school discipline laws, focusing on how the laws regulate expulsion and suspension.