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Staff •
Center for Public Health Law Research

Most states have laws that require abortion providers to submit one or more of the following types of reports: general reports regarding abortion procedures; reports related to abortion complications; informed consent reports; medical emergency reports; and reports regarding a minor’s abortion. Some of the information that may be required to appear in the reports includes: demographic information about the patient; the gestational age of the fetus; the abortion procedure used; the patient’s reason for abortion; the patient’s pregnancy history; and the method of payment.

 
Aaron Gilson, MS, MSSW, PhD •
Sonderegger Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy
Martha Maurer, MSSW, MPH, PhD •
Sonderegger Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy

This new legal map on LawAtlas.org covers important features of state pain care-related laws and other regulatory policies.

 
Leo Beletsky, JD, MPH •
Health in Justice Action Lab
Sarah Seymour •
Health in Justice Action Lab

This legal map presents statutes and regulations that authorize the involuntary commitment of substance users, in effect as of March 1, 2018. It catalogs the statutory standards authorizing commitment, parties authorized to petition for a commitment, provisions surrounding clinical assessments, parameters of judicial review, time periods for commitment authorization, allowable treatment, and procedures for recommitment.

 
Kathleen Moran-McCabe, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Abraham Gutman, MA •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Scott Burris, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research

For public health, concerns about nuisance property ordinances are important, both because of the general importance of stable housing to personal and family health and because of the particularly severe consequences of eviction. Although other laws may protect the housing rights of domestic violence survivors, the fact that the main housing laws so rarely protect victims of domestic violence is concerning, purely on the level of legal doctrine and public policy.

 

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