Posted: 9 Sep 2002 Last revised: 2 Mar 2012
Date Written: March 1, 2012
Public health is a discipline that employs the science of epidemiology to study and explain phenomena in and affecting populations; it relies upon its own values, methodologies, and perspectives to analyze the world. The authors argue that public health perspectives and the public health implications of legal doctrines should be a component of core law school courses.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Parmet, Wendy E. and Robbins, Anthony, A Rightful Place for Public Health in American Law (March 1, 2012). Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 302-304, Summer 2002; Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=324480