Recent Law Review Articles — February 2013


McCaman, Elizabeth Ann.  Note. Limitations on choice: abortions for women with diminished capacity.  24 Hastings Women’s L.J. 155-175 (2013).

Vargo, Michael P.  The right to informed choice: a defense of the Texas Sonogram Law.  16 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 457-501 (2012).


Franklin, Joseph B.  Note. Antibiotic maximalism: legislative assaults on the evidence-based treatment of Lyme disease.  90 Wash. U. L. Rev. 199-235 (2012).


Lee-Muramoto, Maria R.  Reforming the “uncoordinated” framework for regulation of biotechnology.  17 Drake J. Agri. L. 311-367 (2012).


Brown, Abbe, Shawn H.E. Harmon and Charlotte Waelde.  Do you see what I see? Disability, technology, law and the experience of culture.  43 IIC: Int’l Rev. Intell. Prop. & Competition L. 901-930 (2012).

Emens, Elizabeth F.  Framing disability.  2012 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1383-1441.

Staton, Jennifer.  International Aviation Womens Association Scholarship winner. Comment. What’s wrong with pregnancy in the airline industry and what to do about it: balancing public safety interests, disability rights, and freedom from discrimination.  77 J. Air L. & Com. 403-436 (2012).

Stryker, Robin, Danielle Docka-Filipek and Pamela Wald.  Employment discrimination law and industrial psychology: social science as social authority and the co-production of law and science.  37 Law & Soc. Inquiry 777-814 (2012).


Jones, Lauren E.  Note. The framing of fat: narratives of health and disability in fat discrimination litigation.  87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1996-2039 (2012).


McGonigle, Adam S.  Note. Applying equitable estoppel to ERISA pension benefit claims.  54 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 627-653 (2012).


DeSantis, J. Angelo.  Formulating a soda tax fit for consumption: a pragmatic approach to implementing the failed New York soda tax.  16 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 363-400 (2012).

Meals, Kate.  Comment. Nurturing the seeds of food justice: unearthing the impact of institutionalized racism on access to healthy food in urban African-American communities.  15 Scholar 97-138 (2012).


Ayers, Chad.  Note. The need for change: evaluating the medical necessity of gender reassignment through international standards.  18 Wash. & Lee J. C.R. & Soc. Just. 351-388 (2012).

Health Industry

Rowe, Elizabeth L.  Note. Accountable care organizations: how antitrust law impacts the evolving landscape of health care.  2012 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1855-1885.


Avraham, Ronen, Leemore S. Dafny and Max M. Schanzenbach.  The impact of tort reform on employer-sponsored health insurance premiums.  28 J.L. Econ. & Org. 657-686 (2012).

Walsham, Kate.  Note. De-gendering health insurance: a case for a federal Insurance Gender Nondiscrimination Act.  24 Hastings Women’s L.J. 197-221 (2013).


Copeland, Charlton C.  Beyond separation in federalism enforcement: Medicaid expansion, coercion, and the norm of engagement.  15 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 91-182 (2012).

Medical Ethics

Rothenberg, Karen H. and Lynn W. Bush.  Manipulating fate: medical innovations, ethical implications, theatrical illuminations.  13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1-77 (2012).

Sinclair, Daniel.  Patient autonomy in the dying process and brain death: Jewish law and its role in recent Israeli biomedical legislation.  35 Hamline L. Rev. 591-622 (2012).


Kuchel, Jeffrey R.  Comment. Frustrated settlements: common problems and solutions in liability settlements invoking the Medicare secondary payer statutes.  73 Mont. L. Rev. 395-415 (2012).

Mental Health

Bearden, Cia.  Comment. The reality of the DSM in the legal arena: a proposition for curtailing undesired consequences of an imperfect tool.  13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 79-102 (2012).


Gupta-Kagan, Josh.  Beyond law enforcement: Camreta v. Greene, child protection investigations, and the need to reform the Fourth Amendment special needs doctrine.  87 Tul. L. Rev. 353-425 (2012).

Torbatnejad, Mehrnoosh.  Note. Untold truths: what adoptive parents should know about their adoptee’s in utero drug and alcohol exposure.  19 Cardozo J.L. & Gender 213-239 (2012).

Native Americans

Fusselman, Koral E.  Note. Native American health care: is the Indian Health Care Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2009 enough to address persistent health problems within the Native American community?  18 Wash. & Lee J. C.R. & Soc. Just. 389-423 (2012).

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

Chadwick, Kasi.  Comment. An overview of the implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for low-income Hispanics in Texas: a case for cross-border health care models.  13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 103-127 (2012).

Mogila, Stephen J. and Daniel L. Saperstein.  The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the health care reform law: what’s next for employer-sponsored group health plans?  40 Hofstra L. Rev. 859-877 (2012).

Pushaw, Robert J., Jr.  ObamaCare and the original meaning of the Commerce Clause: identifying historical limits on Congress’s powers.  2012 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1703-1754.


Bertoni, Aura.  Research and “development as freedom” — improving democracy and effectiveness in pharmaceutical innovation for neglected tropical diseases.  43 IIC: Int’l Rev. Intell. Prop. & Competition L. 771-797 (2012).

Lopez, Miguel A.  The informational and institutional theories of off-label promotion.  49 San Diego L. Rev. 913-953 (2012).

Public Health

Hoppin, Margaret B.  Note. Overly intimate surveillance: why emergent public health surveillance programs deserve strict scrutiny under the Fourteenth Amendment.  87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1950-1995 (2012).


Gribow, Gina.  Note. Forced obstetrical intervention: the role of religion and culture, and the woman’s autonomous choice.  24 Hastings Women’s L.J. 177-195 (2013).

Rosenthal, Sloane Kuney.  Note. Avoiding a crisis of conscience: toward a new approach to religiously motivated refusals in the emergency room.  13 Geo. J. Gender & L. 643-667 (2012).

Reproductive Issues

Messing, Nicole J.  Student article. Protecting a man’s right to choose: why mandatory identity release for sperm donors is a bad idea.  16 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 429-456 (2012).

Spence, Rebecca A.  Abandoning women to their rights: what happens when feminist jurisprudence ignores birthing rights.  19 Cardozo J.L. & Gender 75-97 (2012).


Adda, Jérôme, Samuel Berlinski and Stephen Machin.  Market regulation and firm performance: the case of smoking bans in the United Kingdom.  55 J.L. & Econ. 365-392 (2012).


Amster, Douglas H.  The legal consequences of undisclosed medical conditions on aircraft operator liability.  77 J. Air L. & Com. 221-245 (2012).

Bernstein, Amy L.  Comment. Into the red zone: how the National Football League’s quest to curb concussions and concussion-related injuries could affect players’ legal recovery.  22 Seton Hall J. Sports & Ent. L. 271-309 (2012).

Mehlman, Maxwell J.  Professional power and the standard of care in medicine.  44 Ariz. St. L.J. 1165-1235 (2012).

Schwartz, Earl.  These buttons that we wear: wrongful birth and natural law in Sherlock v. Stillwater Clinic.  35 Hamline L. Rev. 655-668 (2012).

Sullivan, Charles A.  Tortifying employment discrimination.  92 B.U. L. Rev. 1431-1483 (2012).

Taschner, Dana.  PLIVA shields big pharma from billions, cuts consumers’ rights.  49 San Diego L. Rev. 879-911 (2012).

Workers Compensation

Gust, Rockwell Thomas IV.  Comment. The California Workers’ Compensation Act: the death knell of NFL players’ “concussion” case?  44 U. Tol. L. Rev. 245-272 (2012).

Morris, William Mac.  Note. A lack of deference: rational basis with bite in Caldwell v. MACO Workers’ Compensation Trust.  73 Mont. L. Rev. 417-443 (2012).

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