Ruqaiijah Yearby

Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

55 West 12th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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15

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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Health Justice Strategies to Combat the Pandemic: Eliminating Discrimination, Poverty, and Health Disparities During and After COVID-19

19 Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics 122 (2020)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2023
George Washington University - Law School, SMU Dedman School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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health, COVID, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, health justice, race, racial justice, discrimination, employment, health care, housing, eviction, minority, health disparity, inequality, civil rights

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Structural Discrimination In COVID-19 Workplace Protections

Health Affairs Blog (2020), Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-09, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-9
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2020
Ruqaiijah Yearby and Seema Mohapatra
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University and SMU Dedman School of Law
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Discrimination, COVID-19, home health care workers, farm workers, law

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Law, Structural Racism, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

7 Oxford Journal of Law and the Biosciences (January - June, 2020), Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-08, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-8
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 May 2023
Ruqaiijah Yearby and Seema Mohapatra
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University and SMU Dedman School of Law
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COVID-19, structural racism, essential workers, public health law, CARES Act

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Systemic Racism, the Government’s Pandemic Response, and Racial Inequities in COVID-19

70 Emory Law Journal 1419-1473 (2021), Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-02, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 531
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2022
Ruqaiijah Yearby and Seema Mohapatra
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University and SMU Dedman School of Law
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Breaking The Cycle of ‘Unequal Treatment’ with Health Care Reform: Acknowledging and Addressing the Continuation of Racial Bias

44 Conn. L. Rev. 1281 (2012), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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implicit racial bias, interpersonal racial bias, institutional bias, structural bias, post-racialism, health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nursing home, hospital

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Protecting Workers that Provide Essential Services

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
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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COVID-19, coronavirus, legal responses, pandemic, public health, law, public health law, employment, protecting workers, workers, essential services, essential workers

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Good Enough to Use for Research, but Not Good Enough to Benefit from the Results of that Research: Are the Clinical HIV Vaccine Trials in Africa Unjust?

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 53, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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HIV, Justice, Belmont Report, Sub-Saharan Africa, Vaccine, Fair Opportunity, Fair Access

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Public Health Law and Policy in the Wake of NFIB v. OSHA: Probing Emerging Divides in the Supreme Court’s View of Public Health

NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy Quorum (2022)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Ana Santos Rutschman and Ruqaiijah Yearby
Villanova University - Charles Widger School of Law and Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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health, vaccine, mandate, test, public health, Supreme Court, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, COVID-19, H1N1, swine flu

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A Right to No Meaningful Review Under the Due Process Clause: The Aftermath of Judicial Deference to the Federal Administrative Agencies

Health Matrix, Vol. 16, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2008
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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due process, health, nursing home

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Racism, Health Equity, and Crisis Standards of Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Galarneau, C. and R. Yearby, “Racism, Health Equity, and Crisis Standards of Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy, Special Issue: Health Equity and Justice Challenges in the COVID-19 Pandemic, (Forthcoming, spring publication).
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Apr 2021
Charlene Galarneau, Charlene Galarneau and Ruqaiijah Yearby
Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social MedicineHarvard Medical School, Center for Bioethics and Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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racism, COVID-19, health equity, crisis standards of care

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Striving for Equality, But Settling for the Status Quo: Is Title Vi More Illusory than Real?

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 59, 2007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2011
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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Health, Race, Title VI, Nursing Home, Discrimination

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African Americans Can't Win, Break Even, or Get Out of the System: The Persistence of 'Unequal Treatment' in Nursing Home Care

Temple Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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health, medicine, Medicaid, Medicare, implicit bias, structural racial bias, institutional racial bias, interpersonal racial bias, nursing home, Title VI

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Gaps in Worker Protections that Increase Essential Workers’ Exposure to COVID-19

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., Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-10
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: Putting an End to Separate and Unequal Health Care in the United States 50 Years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 25, 2015, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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health law, civil rights, Title VI, Affordable Care Act, racial bias

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When is a Change Going to Come? Separate and Unequal Treatment in Health Care Fifty Years after Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 67, 2014, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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health, civil rights, Title VI, Affordable Care Act, racial bias, HHS

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Litigation, Integration, and Transformation: Using Medicaid to Address Racial Inequities in Health Care

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 13, 2010, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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civil rights, health care, Title Vi, racial discrimination, nursing homes, Medicaid, long term care

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Racial Inequities in Mortality and Access to Health Care: The Untold Peril of Rationing Health Care in the United States

Journal of Legal Medicine, 32 J. LEG. MED. 77-91, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
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rationingin, health care, racial inequities, disparities, structual bias, helath insurance, medicaid

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Disparities in Health Care: The Pandemic’s Lessons for Health Lawyers

American Health Law Association Health Law Watch 2021, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-11
Posted: 08 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Boston University - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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health, health law, health disparities, health justice, health equity, social determinants of health

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Race Based Medicine, Colorblind Disease: How Racism in Medicine Harms Us All

American Journal of Bioethics, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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Racism, Medicine, Health Dispartities, Medical Guidelines, Sickle Cell, Breast Cancer, Health Policy

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Exploitation in Medical Research: The Enduring Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 67, 1171-1226, 2017, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017
Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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justice, medical research, impact asessment, equity, children, racial bias

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Involuntary Consent: Conditioning Access to Health Care on Participation in Clinical Trials

44 J. OF L. MED. & ETHICS 445-461 (2016), Case Legal Studies Research Paper
Posted: 21 May 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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informed consent, access to health care, bioethics, racial bias, class bias, Affordable Care Act

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Race Based Medicine, Color Blind Disease: How Racial Preferences in Violation of the 14th Amendment are Killing Us All

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-5
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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14th Amendment, equal protection, racial bias, medicine

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Missing the 'Target': Preventing the Unjust Inclusion of Vulnerable Children for Medical Research Studies

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-17, American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 42, No. 1, 797-833, 2016
Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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medical research, children, justice, vunlerable

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Racial Disparities in Accessing Health Care and Health Status

Sage Debates in Health Care, 2012, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-20
Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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implicit bias, racial bias, institutional racial bias, structural racial bias, interpersonal racial bias, racial disparities, Title VI, hospitals, nursing homes

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The Injustice of Inclusion and Fair Opportunity: Exploiting Children In Medical Research for the Benefit of an Unworthy Society

Posted: 09 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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medical research, race, Medicaid, human development, civil rights, bioethics, Justice, Belmont Report, clinical trials, poverty, vulnerable groups, children

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Ending the Exploitation of the Vulnerable: The Promise of the Intersection of American Bioethics, Human Rights, and Health Law

Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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human rights, bioethics, health law, clinical trials, vulnerable, race

Is it Too Late for Title Vi Enforcement?: Seeking Redemption of the Unequal Long Term Care System in the United States Through International Means

Journal of Health Care Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2005
Posted: 18 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2009
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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race, international, health, nursing home

Is it Too Late for Title VI Enforcement?: Seeking Redemption of the Unequal Long Term Care System in the United States Through International Means

Journal of Health Care Law, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2005
Posted: 07 Feb 2008
Ruqaiijah Yearby
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

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race, international, health, nursing home