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.
The first international maps were published today to LawAtlas.org, the website of the Center for Public Health Law Research’s Policy Surveillance Program.
Patty Skuster, JD, MPP, joined the Center as its fifth Research Fellow on April 2, 2019.
An article published in the Northeastern University Law Review outlines 23 legal mechanisms, or levers, that may impact health equity in housing in the United States, and reviews the evidence base evaluating each lever.
Thomas Brewer, PhD, MJur, CHC, joined the Center as its fourth Research Fellow on February 21, 2019.
A comprehensive suite of 16 legal datasets were published today on LawAtlas.org capturing 15 different types of abortion regulations, relevant court cases and attorney general opinions that directly impact the provision of abortion services in the United States.
The 13 new and three updated datasets on LawAtlas.org explore the state of the law in effect as of December 1, 2018:
Law and Policy Analyst Kathleen Moran-McCabe, JD, recieved the Abstract of the Year Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Law Section during an evening reception at the 2018 Annual Meeting.
Two new legal maps released today on LawAtlas.org track key laws and other regulatory strategies related to managing access to opioid prescriptions in the United States.