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:

CPHLR at APHA 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Our team will be in San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018 to participate in the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting. If you're joining us there, or following along from afar, here's what you can expect from the Center for Public Health Law Research and our programs.

Scott Burris Receives Jay Healey Health Law Teachers Award

Friday, June 8, 2018

Scott Burris, JD, professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and Director of the Center for Public Health Law Research, was awarded the prestigious Jay Healey Health Law Teachers Award today, June 8, 2018. The award was presented during a lunchtime ceremony at the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics 2018 Health Law Professors Conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Scott Burris and Abraham Gutman on "This Week in Health Law"

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Director Scott Burris and Project Coordinator Abraham Gutman joined "This Week in Health Law" to discuss the failures associated with the Fair Housing Act, including the delayed implementation of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, the eviction epidemic highlighted in Matthew Desmond’s book "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," the tragedy of the silos in public health interventions, and the application of the concept of “health in all policies” to the housing crisis.