Category Archives: Crossroads: Law and Public Health

“Stroke of the Pen. Law of the Land.” The Power and Appeal of Executive Orders

by Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD, and Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH Crossroads: Law and Public Health addresses topics related to the intersection of law and public health. This series highlights the perspectives of two attorneys turned academicians and explores legal and policy issues that impact public health. In his first three weeks in office, President Trump issued 12 Executive Orders (EOs),

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21st Century Cures Act: Laudable Goals but Public Health Programs Pay the Price

by Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH, and Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD Crossroads: Law and Public Health addresses topics related to the intersection of law and public health. This series highlights the perspectives of two attorneys turned academicians and explores legal and policy issues that impact public health. The 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act), signed into law on December 13,

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Environmentalists Score Big in Their War Against Fracking

by Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD, and Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH Crossroads: Law and Public Health addresses topics related to the intersection of law and public health. This series highlights the perspectives of two attorneys turned academicians and explores legal and policy issues that impact public health. The regulation of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is highly controversial throughout the United States.

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