Lawrence Gostin, JD, is University Professor at Georgetown, Faculty Director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights.
This week’s historic hearings at the US Supreme Court were political as much as they were constitutional. The justices borrowed the Republican framing of health care reform as one of individual freedom rather than the public’s health. However, high-quality, affordable… Read More ›
JAMA Forum: The Supreme Court and the Health Care Law — Constitutional Ripples Will Affect the Election and Beyond
Florida v HHS, a suit brought on behalf of 26 states challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a crucial event—crucial because upholding the ACA is critical to the US Constitution and to a humane social policy,… Read More ›