Elizabeth Weeks

University of Georgia School of Law

Charles H. Kirbo Chair of Law

225 Herty Drive

Athens , GA 30602

United States

http://www.law.uga.edu/profile/elizabeth-weeks-leonard

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Plunging Into Endless Difficulties: Medicaid and Coercion in National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

93 B.U.L. Rev. 1 (2013), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-40
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Nicole Huberfeld, Elizabeth Weeks and Kevin Outterson
Boston University - School of Public Health, University of Georgia School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 643 (61,383)
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coercion, Tenth Amendment, Medicaid, spending power

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Death Panels and the Rhetoric of Rationing

13 Nevada Law Journal 872 (2013), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 573 (71,044)

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health care reform, health care financing, bioethics

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What Is (and Isn't) Healthism

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 50, 2016, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-39
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Jessica L. Roberts and Elizabeth Weeks
University of Houston Law Center and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 484 (87,415)
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Antidiscrimination, health law, health care, health reform, civil rights, equal protection

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State Constitutionalism and the Right to Health Care

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 12, 2010
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 402 (108,971)

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State constitutionalism, health care, rights

Rhetorical Federalism: The Value of State-Based Dissent to Federal Health Reform

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 111, 2011
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 229 (195,009)
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Health law, health reform, federalism

Rhetorical Federalism: The Role of State Resistance in Health Care Decisionmaking

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 39, p. 73, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 96 (393,221)

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Health Reform, Nullification, Tenth Amendment, Federalism

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Beyond Compensation: Using Torts to Promote Public Health

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 10, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Oct 2006
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 310 (144,384)

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Public Health, Torts, Compensation, Communal Goods

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Right to Experimental Treatment: FDA New Drug Approval, Constitutional Rights, and the Public's Health

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 37, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 300 (149,458)

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Can You Really Keep Your Health Plan? The Limits of Grandfathering under the Affordable Care Act

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 36, No. 4, p. 753, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 267 (168,355)

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Lessons from Katrina: Response Recovery and the Public Health Infrastructure

Journal of Health Care Law, Vol. 10, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Oct 2006
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 253 (177,575)

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Disaster Response, Health Care, Katrina

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The Rhetoric Hits the Road: State Resistance to Affordable Care Act Implementation

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 46, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 233 (193,073)

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Health reform, federalism, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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After the Catastrophe: Disaster Relief for Hospitals

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 223, 2006
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 206 (215,807)

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Heatlh care financing, disaster preparedness and response, uninsured, reimbursement, hospitals, federal responsibility

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The New Economic Credentialing: Protecting Hospitals from Competition By Medical Staff Members

Journal of Health Law, Vol. 65, p. 247, 2003
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 203 (218,718)
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Hospitals, Peer Review, Staff Privileges, Economic Credentialing

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Crafting a Narrative for the Red State Option

102 Kentucky Law Journal 381 (2013 - 2014), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 200 (221,685)

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Health Care Law, Health Reform, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, Federalism, Medicaid

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Financial Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Local Government: Quantifying Costs for Litigation and Policymaking

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 67, 2019, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-08
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
Elizabeth Weeks and Paula Sanford
University of Georgia School of Law and University ofGeorgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Downloads 186 (236,279)
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opioid, crisis, epidemic, local government, litigation, mass torts, class action, multi-district litigation, MDL, damages, costs, health law, policy, hospitals, communities

15.

Best Practices for a State Alzheimer's Disease Registry: Lessons from Georgia

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 17, 2016 Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-23
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks, Rui Bu and Amanda Brown
University of Georgia School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law and University of Georgia
Downloads 182 (240,809)

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Public health policy, public health research, medical privacy, disease registry

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Gauging the Cost of Loopholes: Health Care Pricing and Medicare Regulation in the Post-Enron Era

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 1215, 2005
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 173 (251,433)

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Cooperative Federalism and Healthcare Reform: The Medicare Part D 'Clawback' Example

Journal of Health Law & Policy, Vol. 1, p. 79, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 169 (256,485)
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Federalism, Medicare, Medicaid, Welfare, State and Local Government

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Teaching Sicko

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 37, p. 139, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 167 (259,119)

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Health law, health policy, popular culture, film

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Failure to Connect: The Massachusetts Plan for Individual Health Insurance

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 55, Fall 2007 (Symposium on The Massachusetts Plan and the Future of Universal Coverage)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 156 (275,531)

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State Health Insurance Reform, Massachusetts Plan, Universal Coverage

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The Public's Right to Health: When Patient Rights Threaten the Commons

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1335, 2009
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
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Medicalization of Rural Poverty: Challenges for Access

46 Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 651 (2018)., University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 149 (284,569)

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health law, rural poverty, rural health, health care, access, delivery, consolidation, Medicaid expansion, telemedicine

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Employers United: An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Political Speech in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act

38 Journal of Corporation Law 217, 2013, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks, Susan Scholz and Raquel Meyer Alexander
University of Georgia School of Law, University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area and Freeman College of Management
Downloads 133 (311,127)

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The Fragility of the Affordable Care Act's Universal Coverage Strategy

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 46, 2015, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 117 (341,589)

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Affordable Care Act, King v. Burwell, NFIB v. Sebelius, Hobby Lobby, Medicaid, tax subsidies, individual mandate

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Loopholes: Opportunity, Responsibility, or Liability?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 107 (365,688)

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Health law, regulation, economics, loopholes

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Introduction: Four Views on Healthism

18 Marq. Benefits & Soc. Welfare L. Rev. 189 (2017)., University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-34
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Elizabeth Weeks and Jessica L. Roberts
University of Georgia School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 101 (377,660)

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health law, healthism, health care, stigma, status, insurance, discrimination, illness, sickness, unhealthy, smoking, tobacco use, overweight, obesity, health equality, health justice, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), Obamacare

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Stigmatizing the Unhealthy

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 45, 2017, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-33
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
Jessica L. Roberts and Elizabeth Weeks
University of Houston Law Center and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 95 (395,414)

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health law, healthism, health care, stigma, status, insurance, discrimination, illness, sickness, unhealthy, smoking, tobacco use, overweight, obesity, health equality, health justice

27.

Healthism in Tort Law

12 J. Tort L. 81 (2019)., University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 83 (426,836)

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health law, healthism, torts, insurance, illness, medical condition, health status, discrimination, healthist, private conduct, statutory caps, medical malpractice, reasonably prudent person, negligence, reasonable care, ageism, obesity, unhealthy, contagious diseases, substance abuse

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Brief of Amici Curiae Health Law & Policy Scholars and Prescriptions Policy Choices in Support of Respondents on the Constitutional Validity of the Medicaid Expansion in State of Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-27, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-27
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 May 2012
Boston University School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Boston University - School of Public Health, University of Georgia School of Law, George Washington University - Department of Health Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Medicaid, Section 2001(a)(1)(C) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, health care coverage, South Dakota v. Dole (483 U.S. 203 (1987))

Private Insurance Limits and Responses

Burris, S., de Guia, S., Gable, L., Levin, D.E., Parmet, W.E., Terry, N.P. (Eds.) (2020). Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19. Boston: Public Health Law Watch, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 57 (528,180)

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public health, COVID-19, coronavirus, legal responses, pandemic, private insurance

Private Insurance Limits and Responses

Burris, S., de Guia, S., Gable, L., Levin, D.E., Parmet, W.E., Terry, N.P. (Eds.) (2021). COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 17 (791,600)

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Teaching the Law of American Health Care

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 61, 2017, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Elizabeth Weeks, Nicole Huberfeld and Kevin Outterson
University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - School of Public Health and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 72 (462,479)

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health care law, teaching, law school, legal education, Affordable Care Act

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Public Health Law for a Brave New World; Book Review: Lawrence O. Gostin, Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint

Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy, Vol. 9, p. 181-201, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 72 (462,479)

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Public health law, health care reform, health policy, civil rights

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Affordable Care Act Litigation: The Standing Paradox

38 American Journal of Law and Medicine 410 (2012)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 69 (476,542)

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Health care, federalism, federal courts, standing, state standing, justiciability, health reform, litigation, Affordable Care Act, individual mandate

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Health Law

Annals of Health Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 54 (532,816)

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Health law

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One Child Town: The Health Care Exceptionalism Case against Agglomeration Economies

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-10
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 30 (662,504)

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health law, health care, access, community hospitals, agglomeration economies, economies of scale, rural communities, health policy, United States, urban migration, mobility, disease, sickness

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Book Review: Populations, Public Health, and the Law

Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2009, POPULATIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND THE LAW, Wendy E. Parmet, ed., Georgetown University Press, 2009
Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Elizabeth Weeks
University of Georgia School of Law

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