New Study Explores Extent of State Legal Protections for Provider Conscience Rights for Reproductive Health Services, and for their Patients

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New data published today to explores the complexities of state laws that protect health care providers who refuse to provide reproductive health services, including abortion, sterilization, contraception, and emergency contraception because the service goes against their conscientious beliefs.

CPHLR Celebrates 10 Years

Monday, June 3, 2019

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.

New Legal Data Provide Details on 22 Years of Federal and State Income Security Laws for Children with Disabilities

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Two new datasets released today on 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.

New Suite of Legal Maps Capture US Abortion Laws

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A comprehensive suite of 16 legal datasets were published today on 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 explore the state of the law in effect as of December 1, 2018: