William H. Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. v. IMS Health Inc., et al. - Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners
Boston University School of Law
Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law; Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics; Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Frank A. Pasquale III
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; Yale University - Yale Information Society Project
February 26, 2011
On April 26, 2011, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Vermont data mining case, Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc. Respondents claim this is the most important commercial speech case in a decade. Petitioner (the State of Vermont) argues this is the most important medical privacy case since Whalen v. Roe.
The is an amicus brief supporting Vermont, written by law professors and submitted on behalf of the New England Journal of Medicine
Number of Pages in PDF File: 55
Keywords: first amendment, commercial speech, privacy, confidentiality, data mining, HIPAAworking papers series
Date posted: March 1, 2011 ; Last revised: March 11, 2014
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