Evaluation finds two-thirds of Oregon school districts are substantially compliant with current legal/statutory requirements of the Oregon Safe Schools Act.
$1 million is available for short-term studies.
New book explores the mechanisms, theories and models central to public health law research.
A new study shows cases brought in front of specialty courts translate into shortened time in foster care for children -- saving money and improving public health outcomes.
A new study published today in the American Journal of Public Health describes the current state of laws aimed at combatting concussions among young athletes.
Philadelphia’s specialized Lead Court has been more effective at reducing the number of lead hazards than any pre-court strategies
The Public Health Law Research (PHLR) program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be releasing its fifth call for proposals (CFP) in early June 2013.
PHLR is participating as an official partner of National Public Health Week 2013.
Researchers will investigate the law’s impact on traffic accidents and wellness of several vulnerable populations.
A new study suggests that increasing residential zoning on blocks that are otherwise zoned commercially might be a viable means of reducing crime in urban areas.
Researchers to examine issues ranging from HIV decriminalization to intimate partner violence through the new Strategic and Targeted Research Program
The study, conducted by Frank Sloan, PhD, and his team of researchers at Duke University, examines how domestic violence cases are resolved in North Carolina, and how current ways of resolving these cases impact repeat offenses.
The public health effects of laws on issues such as food safety, bullying, distracted driving and alcohol control laws will be investigated through 12 new research projects.
PHLR has a number of resources available on the topics of gun violence, mental illness and the law.
A new PHLR-funded study by researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia shows that New Jersey's law requiring novice drivers to display a red decal on their license plates has prevented more than 1,600 crashes and helped police officers...
Public Health Law Research is joining the many booths, receptions, posters and sessions at the 140th APHA Annual Meeting.
PHLR has launched its newest tool for providing access to public health law research: LawAtlas.org!
A New Jersey law requiring individuals with HIV to disclose their HIV-positive status to their sexual partners does not appear to be an effective HIV prevention intervention, according to a study published by a PHLR grantee on September 20 in the...
James Macinko, PhD, and Diana Silver, PhD, MPH, of New York University have published their article, "Improving State Health Policy Assessment: An Agenda for Measurement and Analysis," in the American Journal of Public Health.