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William H. Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. v. IMS Health Inc., et al. - Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners


Kevin Outterson


Boston University School of Law

David Orentlicher


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


Abstract:     
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, HIPAA

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Date posted: March 1, 2011 ; Last revised: March 11, 2014

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Outterson, Kevin and Orentlicher, David and Robertson, Christopher T. and Pasquale, Frank A., William H. Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. v. IMS Health Inc., et al. - Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners (February 26, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1770524 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1770524

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Kevin Outterson (Contact Author)
Boston University School of Law ( email )
765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States
David Orentlicher
Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )
530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States
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317-274-0455 (Fax)

Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law ( email )
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Tucson, AZ 85721-0176
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.law.arizona.edu/faculty/getprofile.cfm?facultyid=714

Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics ( email )
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Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics ( email )
23 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02155
United States
Frank A. Pasquale III
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law ( email )
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Baltimore, MD 21201-1786
United States
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Yale University - Yale Information Society Project ( email )
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