Recent Law Review Articles — January 2013



King, Jaime Staples.  Not this child: constitutional questions in regulating noninvasive prenatal genetic diagnosis and selective abortion.  60 UCLA L. Rev. 2-75 (2012).

Koppelman, Andrew.  Originalism, abortion, and the Thirteenth Amendment.  112 Colum. L. Rev. 1917-1945 (2012).

Weimer, Saranne.  Comment. An expansion of Right to Choose v. Byrne: public funding for abortions for those buying insurance under the new health care bill.  (Right to Choose v. Byrne, 450 A.2d 925, 1982.)  42 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1679-1712 (2012).


Administrative Law

Stack, Kevin M.  Interpreting regulations.  111 Mich. L. Rev. 355-421 (2012).



Moreland, Michael P.  Mistakes about intention in the law of bioethics.  75 Law & Contemp. Probs. 53-75 (2012).


Constitutional Law

Rienzi, Mark L.  The constitutional right not to kill.  62 Emory L.J. 121-178 (2012).

Smith, L. Scott.  Religious toleration and the First Amendment.  22 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 109-137 (2012).



Schiltz, Elizabeth R.  Hauerwas and disability law: exposing the cracks in the foundations of disability law.  75 Law & Contemp. Probs. 23-52 (2012).


Drug Liability

James, Sarah S.  Note. Generic drug manufacturer liability: achieving a balance between consumer affordability and safety.  (Pliva v. Mensing, 131 S. Ct. 2567, 2011.)  38 J. Corp. L. 177-195 (2012).

Stoddart, Allison.  Note. Missing after Mensing: a remedy for generic drug consumers.  (PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing, 131 S. Ct. 2567, 2011.)  53 B.C. L. Rev. 1967-2001 (2012).


Drug Safety

Evans, Barbara J.  The ethics of postmarketing observational studies of drug safety under section 505(o)(3) of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.  38 Am. J.L. & Med. 577-606 (2012).


Generic Drugs

Hottinger, Michelle and Bryan A. Liang.  Deficiencies of the FDA in evaluation generic formulations: addressing narrow therapeutic index drugs.  38 Am. J.L. & Med. 667-689 (2012).

LaFayette, Elizabeth M.  Note. Always ask for a brand-name drug: trying to untangle the holding in …  (PLIVA v. Mensing, 131 S. Ct. 2567, 2011.)  115 W. Va. L. Rev. 457-490 (2012).



Ambriscoe, Jaclyn G.  Note. Massachusetts Genetic Bill of Rights: chipping away at genetic privacy.  45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 1177-1216 (2012).


Health Policy

Shapiro, Ilya and Carl G. DeNigris.  Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue: how the government’s unconstitutional actions hurt the 99%.  60 Drake L. Rev. 1085-1125 (2012).



Underhill, Kristen.  Paying for prevention: challenges to health insurance coverage for biomedical HIV prevention in the United States.  38 Am. J.L. & Med. 607-666 (2012).


Medical Devices

Morris, P. Sean.  Blurry vision: parallel imports, medical devices, and competition in the European market for contact lenses.  2012 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol’y 397-456.



Seamone, Evan R., Maj., U.S. Army.  Reclaiming the rehabilitative ethic in military justice: the suspended punitive discharge as a method to treat military offenders with PTSD and TBI and reduce recidivism.  208 Mil. L. Rev. 1-212 (2011).




Ralston, Elizabeth.  Comment. KinderLARDen cop: why states must stop policing parents of obese children.  42 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1783-1820 (2012).


Organ Donations

Rodriguez, Sara Naomi.  Student article. No means no, but silence means yes? The policy and constitutionality of the recent state proposals for opt-out organ donation laws.  7 FIU L. Rev. 149-186 (2011).



Brewer, Jason.  Comment. Updating the patent system’s novelty requirement to promote small-molecule medicinal progress.  45 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1151-1175 (2012).

Chen, Molly F.M.  Note. Reconsidering the U.S. patent system: lessons from generics.  45 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 1249-1281 (2012).

Lorentzen, Daniel M.  Note. Do these genes fit?: the gene as patentable subject matter.  60 Drake L. Rev. 933-966 (2012).

Vogel, Jennifer.  Comment. Patenting DNA: balancing the need to incentivize innovation in biotechnology with the need to make high-quality genetic testing accessible to patients.  61 U. Kan. L. Rev. 257-293 (2012).


Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Caridi, Gregory.  Comment. The PPACA contraception mandate and the free exercise of religion: toward a more nuanced standard of review.  53 S. Tex. L. Rev. 809-851 (2012).

Implementing the Affordable Care Act: What Role for Accountable Care Organizations? Foreword by Frank Pasquale; articles by Jessica L. Mantel, Tara Adams Ragone, Barbara J. Zabawa, Louise G. Trubek, Felice F. Borisy-Rudin and Sallie Thieme Sanford.  42 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1371-1547 (2012).

Weeden, L. Darnell.  The Supreme Court’s treatment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  12 Appalachian J.L. 49-82 (2012).

Zisk, Nancy L.  Investing in health care: what happens when physicians invest and why the recent changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act fail to protect patients from their physicians’ self-interest.  36 Seattle U. L. Rev. 189-208 (2012).


Public Health

Pratt, Katherine.  A constructive critique of public health arguments for antiobesity soda taxes and food taxes.  87 Tul. L. Rev. 73-140 (2012).


Religious Hospitals

DeBoer, Michael J.  Religious hospitals and the federal community benefit standard—counting religious purpose as a tax-exemption factor for hospitals.  42 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1549-1634 (2012).



Stephan, Jeremiah.  Comment. Battling PTSD: getting reservists suffering from PTSD back to work through proposed amendments to USERRA and VA disability compensation benefits.  45 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1201-1225 (2012).


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