Administrative 'Health Courts' for Medical Injury Claims: The Federal Constitutional Issues

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E. Donald Elliott

Yale Law School; Antonin Scalia Lw School

Sanjay Narayan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Moneen Nasmith

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: August 1, 2008

Abstract

Examines federal constitutional issues surrounding proposals for federal administrative health courts for medical malpractice claims, including Article III and 7th Amendment jury trial issues, federal power under the Commerce and Spending Clauses, and equal protection issues re: pilot programs.

Keywords: health courts, medical malpractice reform, jury trial

JEL Classification: I18, K13, K23

Suggested Citation

Elliott, E. Donald and Narayan, Sanjay and Nasmith, Moneen, Administrative 'Health Courts' for Medical Injury Claims: The Federal Constitutional Issues (August 1, 2008). Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 33, No. 4, p. 761, August2008 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1764388

E. Donald Elliott (Contact Author)

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Sanjay Narayan

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Moneen Nasmith

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