Govind Persad

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Professor

2255 E. Evans Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Disability Law and the Case for Evidence-Based Triage in a Pandemic

130 Yale Law Journal Forum 26 (2020), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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triage, rationing, COVID-19, ventilators, coronavirus, health care, disability, discrimination, disparate impact

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Allocating Medicine Fairly in an Unfair Pandemic

2021 University of Illinois Law Review 1085 (2021), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-26
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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vaccines, COVID-19, health disparities, racial disparities, allocation, scarce medical resources, Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1981, Civil Rights Act, Equal Protection, Native Americans

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When, and How, Should Cognitive Bias Matter to Law?

Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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bias, cognitive bias, implicit bias, behavioral economics, decision making, psychology, heuristics

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Examining Pharmaceutical Exceptionalism: Intellectual Property, Practical Expediency, and Global Health

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 18:2, No. 157, 2019, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2019
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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pharmaceuticals, drugs, intellectual property, access to medicines, patents, High-Level Panel, TRIPS, bioethics, health law, global health

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What Marriage Law Can Learn from Citizenship Law (and Vice Versa)

Law & Sexuality, Vol. 22, 2013, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2260379
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2013
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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marriage, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, citizenship, dual citizenship, guest workers, LGBT rights, civil unions, immigration, polygamy

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Pricing Drugs Fairly

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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pharmaceuticals, pricing, fairness, drugs, social value, cost-effectiveness, price regulation, preemption, dormant Commerce Clause

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Evaluating the Legality of Age-Based Criteria in Health Care: From Nondiscrimination and Discretion to Distributive Justice

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 60, pp. 889-949, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-35
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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medical resource allocation, health insurance, age discrimination, antidiscrimination, age, rationing, distributive justice, transplantation

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Equal Protection and Scarce Therapies: The Role of Race, Sex, and Other Protected Classifications

U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper 22-02
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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equal protection, antidiscrimination, race, sex discrimination, scarce medical resources, age discrimination, disability, vaccination status, antiviral, monoclonal antibodies, therapies, strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, Fourteenth Amendment, disparate impact

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Priority-Setting, Cost-Effectiveness, and the Affordable Care Act

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 119-166, 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Affordable Care Act, Cost-Effectiveness, Evidence Based Medicine, ACA, PPACA, Obamacare, Quality Adjusted Life Years, QALYs, Disability, Age Discrimination, Priority Setting, Resource Allocation, Rationing, PCORI, Essential Health Benefits

10.

Tailoring Public Health Policies

American Journal of Law & Medicine (forthcoming 2021), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Expensive Patients, Reinsurance, and the Future of Health Care Reform

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 69 (2020), Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 May 2020
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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health care reform, drug pricing, insurance, high-risk pools, reinsurance, waivers, Affordable Care Act, bioethics

12.

Libertarian Patriarchalism: Nudges, Procedural Roadblocks, and Reproductive Choice

Women’s Rights Law Reporter 35 (2014): 273-98
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Nudges, Libertarian Paternalism, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture, Reproductive Choice, Reproductive Justice, Abortion, Waiting Periods, Mandatory Ultrasounds, Teen Pregnancy

13.

Risk, Everyday Intuitions, and the Institutional Value of Tort Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Torts, Intuition, Regulatory legislation, Cost benefit analysis, Juries, Normativity, Administrative agencies, Health care administration

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Paying Patients: Legal and Ethical Dimensions

20 Yale J. L. & Tech. 177 (2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Choosing Affordable Health Insurance

88 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 819, 2020, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-23
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Beyond Administrative Tunnel Vision: Widening the Lens of Costs and Benefits

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 15, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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intersectoral, administrative, costs, benefits, cost-benefit, scope

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The Medical Cost Pandemic: Why Limiting Access to Cost-Effective Treatments Hurts the Global Poor

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Bankruptcy Beyond Status Maintenance

11 Virginia Law & Business Review 451 (2017), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-26
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Law, Science, and the Injured Mind

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1179, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Reserve System Design for Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in a Pandemic: Some Perspectives from the Field

NBER Working Paper No. w30064
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2022 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Boston College and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Setting Priorities Fairly in Response to Covid-19: Identifying Overlapping Consensus and Reasonable Disagreement

Journal of Law and the Biosciences, Volume 7, Issue 1, January-June 2020, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-24
Posted: 15 Sep 2020
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University of Denver Sturm College of Law

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Will More Organs Save More Lives? Cost‐Effectiveness and the Ethics of Expanding Organ Procurement

Bioethics, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 684-690, 2019
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
Govind Persad
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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consequentialism, cost‐effectiveness, John Taurek, opportunity cost, organ procurement, organ transplantation, resource allocation