Elizabeth Weeks Leonard

University of Georgia School of Law

Associate Professor

225 Herty Drive

Athens , GA 30602

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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 Leonard and Kevin Outterson
Boston University - School of Public Health, University of Georgia School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 515 (38,083)

Abstract:

coercion, Tenth Amendment, Medicaid, spending power

2.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 329 (67,819)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 211 (120,781)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 86 (250,047)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Health Reform, Nullification, Tenth Amendment, Federalism

4.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 242 (92,711)

Abstract:

Public Health, Torts, Compensation, Communal Goods

5.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 226 (99,180)

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6.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 222 (104,705)

Abstract:

Disaster Response, Health Care, Katrina

7.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 210 (97,550)

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8.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 179 (129,287)

Abstract:

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

9.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 152 (155,953)

Abstract:

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

10.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 150 (155,953)

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11.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 141 (168,615)
Citation 1

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12.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 141 (169,601)

Abstract:

State Health Insurance Reform, Massachusetts Plan, Universal Coverage

13.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 139 (165,872)

Abstract:

Hospitals, Peer Review, Staff Privileges, Economic Credentialing

14.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 129 (115,189)

Abstract:

Health reform, federalism, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

15.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 121 (171,477)

Abstract:

Health law, health policy, popular culture, film

16.

Loopholes: Opportunity, Responsibility, or Liability?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Elizabeth Weeks Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 90 (229,318)

Abstract:

Health law, regulation, economics, loopholes

17.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 70 (214,307)

Abstract:

health care reform, health care financing, bioethics

18.

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 Leonard, 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 69 (263,221)

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19.

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
Downloads 60 (280,127)

Abstract:

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))

20.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 59 (289,244)

Abstract:

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

21.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 51 (314,114)

Abstract:

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

22.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 44 (334,286)

Abstract:

Health law

23.

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 Leonard, Rui Bu and Amanda Alexandra Brown
University of Georgia School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law and University of Georgia
Downloads 34 (275,704)

Abstract:

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

24.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 34 (316,846)

Abstract:

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

25.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 33 (296,223)

Abstract:

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

26.

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 Leonard
University of Houston Law Center and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 19 (156,820)

Abstract:

Antidiscrimination, health law, health care, health reform, civil rights, equal protection

27.

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 Leonard, Nicole Huberfeld and Kevin Outterson
University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - School of Public Health and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 0 (414,069)

Abstract:

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

28.

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 Leonard
University of Georgia School of Law

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