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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis recently published on the Harvard Law School blog, “Bill of Health.” Read Francis’ full commentary, “Making “Meaningful Access” Meaningful: Equitable Healthcare for Divisive Times,” here.
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8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 TRAP laws have been proliferating in many states. These laws impose special requirements on abortion providers: requirements of informed consent, equipment, inspections, fetal protection, and even procedures. In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt that TRAP laws […]
Is There a Fourth Amendment Expectation of Privacy in Prescription Records? According to the Utah District Court, Maybe Not
By Leslie Francis, as originally posted on Harvard Law School’s Bill of Health blog. It might come as a surprise to many in the United States that they may have no Fourth Amendment reasonable expectation of privacy in their physicians’ records when their physicians transfer these records to state agencies under state public health laws. […]
By Michael Squires At its core, the Clean Air Act (CAA) is a health care statute. Congress found that “the growth in the amount and complexity of air pollution brought about by urbanization, industrial development, and the increasing use of motor vehicles, has resulted in mounting dangers to the public health and welfare.” In 1990 […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis participated in a discussion titled “Abortion Laws, Stereotypes, Entrepreneurs” on the Top of Mind show on BYUradio. The discussion was primarily focused on abortion laws and reproductive rights under Trump. Listen to the full discussion here »
On January 18, 2017, the Obama Administration finalized the first major overhaul of the so-called Common Rule for human subjects research which was first adopted in 1991. The new rule applies to twenty different federal agencies funding research on human subjects, including the Department of Health and Human Services (which includes the National Institutes of […]
Dave Gessel, Executive Vice President at the Utah Hospital Association, participated in the Center for Law and Biomedicine Sciences (LABS) Colloquium speaker series on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Gessel discussed the future of healthcare with the forthcoming change in the U.S. presidency. A summary of what he said can be viewed in the following articles. Salt […]
Several media outlets covered issues discussed at Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public, held on Dec.1-2 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The unique symposium gathered national experts in genetics, medicine, bioinformatics, intellectual property, regulatory science, health economics and bioethics to examine the major scientific legal, economic […]
By Austen Paulsen for BiolawToday.org. There is currently a bill before the Utah House of Representatives, House Bill 221 Immunization of Students Amendments, which would require parents seeking exemptions from required vaccinations for their children to complete education modules before they receive exemptions for their children. In Utah, children entering Kindergarten are generally required to […]