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 (33)

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 610 (43,233)
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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 570 (47,296)

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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 412 (70,793)

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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 380 (77,752)

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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 222 (138,099)

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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 89 (290,126)

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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 295 (103,384)

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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 271 (113,149)

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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 263 (116,760)

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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 249 (123,567)

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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 225 (136,714)

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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 202 (151,436)

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

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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 196 (155,826)

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

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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 169 (178,004)

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

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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 168 (178,893)

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Hospitals, Peer Review, Staff Privileges, Economic Credentialing

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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 167 (179,790)

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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 166 (180,685)

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Federalism, Medicare, Medicaid, Welfare, State and Local Government

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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
Downloads 150 (196,789)

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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 149 (197,858)

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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 145 (202,358)

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State Health Insurance Reform, Massachusetts Plan, Universal Coverage

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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 132 (219,603)

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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

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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 Washington and Lee University
Downloads 127 (224,856)

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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 114 (243,654)

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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 100 (266,854)

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Health law, regulation, economics, loopholes

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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 95 (276,053)

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

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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))

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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 67 (339,444)

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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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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 64 (347,650)

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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

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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 60 (359,173)

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

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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 58 (365,153)

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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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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 58 (365,153)

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

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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 51 (387,673)

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Health law

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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 47 (401,305)

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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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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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