03.13.13

O'Neill Institute Co-Hosts CUGH Conference, "Tackling Urgent, Domestic, and Global Health Challenges" (March 14-16, 2013)

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O’Neill Institute Co-Hosts Meeting of Global Leaders in DC March 14 -16 to Address Urgent Global Issues Between March 14 – 16, leaders from an array of disciplines from the US and around the world will be meeting in Washington, DC to attend the Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s 4th Global Health Conference. They […]

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03.13.13

New York’s Ban on Large Sodas: Just What Common Sense Requires

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.  Professor Gostin is also a University Professor and director of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.  For more information about this post, please contact gostin@law.georgetown.edu. […]

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03.07.13

Student Presentations from the O'Neill Institute 2012 Colloquium

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In the past few months we have featured a number of video presentations from our 2012 Colloquium. In this segment, the students make their own presentations during the National & Global Health Law Symposium. Please enjoy! The O’Neill Institute Colloquium, offered annually, is an interdisciplinary course that draws from the work of scholars, policymakers, and the […]

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02.27.13

Now Accepting Applications for The O’Neill Institute Summer Program on Non-Communicable Diseases and the Law

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It’s never too early to start thinking about summer . . . why not spend yours at the O’Neill Institute’s Summer Program on Non-Communicable Diseases and the Law?

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02.22.13

God Bless America, a Nation Founded by Men Who Could Not Foresee the Glock and the 33 Round Clip

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This post was written by Katherine Record, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation.  Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to krecord@law.harvard.edu. Two years ago, former U.S. representative Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others were shot in plain daylight at a political rally in Tucson, […]

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02.20.13

Tobacco and Poverty

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This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from UniversidadTorcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate)of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.             Significant advances have been made and continue to be made in […]

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02.15.13

Professor Gostin Chairs and Co-Authors National Academy Report on Dangers of Fake Drugs

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A committee formed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academy of Science, and chaired by O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Faculty Director and Georgetown University Law Center Professor Lawrence Gostin has issued a new report, “Countering the Problem of Falsified and Substandard Drugs,” which offers recommendations to the United States and […]

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02.13.13

O'Neill Law Fellows – Applications Open for Fall 2013

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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is  seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Law Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington,  D.C., the O’Neill Institute is a leading research institute for health  law. For more details about O’Neill and its ongoing work please visit www.oneillinstitute.org. Law Fellows […]

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02.12.13

Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Where are States on the 2014 Market Reforms?

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This post was written by Katie Keith, Assistant Research Professor, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center on Health Insurance Reforms.  Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to kmk82@georgetown.edu.  With many of the legal and political challenges to the Affordable Care Act now over, all eyes will be on the states as […]

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02.09.13

New avenue for Litigating the Right to Health – Optional Protocol to the ICESCR comes into force

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This post was written by Oscar A. Cabrera, Eric Friedman, and Brian Honermann, all from the O’Neill Institute. On 5 February, 2013, Uruguay – following quickly on the heels of Portugal – became the 10th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). In accordance with […]

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