The legal limitations restricting access to reproductive health care in the United States continue to expand at a significant pace, according to updated data released today by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University on LawAtlas.org. The data now capture comprehensive details of abortion laws from December 2018 through October 2021.
America’s largest cities have reached a new milestone in public health: 37 out of the 40 largest U.S. cities (92.5%) received top marks for adopting policies that improve people’s health, according to new data released today by CityHealth.
There are now 19 states with laws limiting governors’ or state health officials’ authority during the COVID-19 pandemic or other emergencies, according to newly updated data published today on LawAtlas.org. This is an increase from 11 states in June 2021.
Jonathan Larsen, a Law and Policy Analyst at the Center for Public Health Law Research, has been announced as one of 40 under 40 in Cancer, an award program develped by the Lynx Group in 2018 to honor emerging leaders in cancer. Honorees are selected by a panel of reviewers from across diverse roles in oncology for their contributions in the field.
The majority of US jurisdictions have not passed fair workweek laws that seek to protect workers from unpredictable scheduling practices, according to a new report by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research, funded by the TIME'S UP Foundation.
The legal data captures details of an emerging effort by states to limit state and local executive authority to act in response to public health emergencies.
New legal data released today on LawAtlas.org capture details of state certificate of need laws, the regulatory process states use to determine whether new health care facility capacity should be permitted.
Policy surveillance data show vast majority of states have Good Samaritan laws related to drug overdose but many allow involuntary treatment for drug use.
Program Manager Adrienne Ghorashi, Esq., was announced today as a member of the 2021 cohort of the Changemakers in Family Planning by the Society of Family Planning.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) launched the LSC Eviction Laws Database today in partnership with the Center for Public Health Law Research. The database is a new online tool that will aid users in better understanding the significant variation in eviction laws across the country and the effect these differences have on eviction outcomes.