Commentary urgently calls on hospitalists to address inpatients’ contraceptive needs

The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court gives new urgency to considering women’s contraceptive needs in all interactions with the health care system. A new commentary from Eileen Barrett, MD, Albuquerque, New Mexico calls on hospitalists to offer contraceptive counseling to patients of childbearing age regardless of reason for hospitalization. The editorial is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

GW Experts Available to Comment on the Supreme Court Abortion Decision

WASHINGTON (June 24, 2022) —The Supreme Court has overturned the 50-year-old precedent in Roe v. Wade access to abortion. The high court released its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Friday morning. The George Washington University has experts…

WashU Expert: SCOTUS ruling hints at why religious freedom means living with views we don’t like

While the ruling in the Maine case is unsurprising giving the court’s recent decisions around freedom of religion, some of the rhetoric around the case misrepresents the role of constitutional protections for religion in a pluralistic society, said John Inazu, expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.

Texas threat to revisit SCOTUS case could be ‘catastrophic’

In the aftermath of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, Texas Governor Greg Abbott discussed revisiting the 1982 Supreme Court ruling Plyler v. Doe requiring states to provide education to undocumented children.  Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer,…

Supreme Court leaked abortion draft: U-M experts can comment on political, health effects

The U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged a leaked draft opinion on Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 court decision that granted federal protection of abortion rights. The University of Michigan has experts who can weigh in on the potential decision, which is expected to be formally announced before the term ends this summer.

WVU law professor says leak of draft opinion from U.S. Supreme Court on abortion rights will have ‘significant impact’ on people’s trust in High Court

“Shocking” is how a law professor at West Virginia University describes the alleged leak of a draft majority opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court, first reported by Politico, which appears to strike down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision…

Marketing-Legal Expert Available on Supreme Court’s NCAA Ruling

Marketing professor and practicing attorney Henry C. (Hank) Boyd at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is available to discuss, broadly, the implications of the Supreme Court ruling that the NCAA has violated antitrust laws by colluding to deny education-related benefits…

@MTSU Healthcare Operations Expert Richard Tarpey Breaks Down SCOTUS Decision to Dismiss Challenge to the #AffordableCareAct

Richard Tarpey, assistant professor of management, in Middle Tennessee State University’s Jones College of Business, examines the U.S. Supreme Court recent decision to dismiss a challenge to the Affordable Care Act.  In turning away a challenge from Republican-led states and the former…

SCOTUS foster agency case presents important questions on balance between religious freedom and antidiscrimination laws, Notre Dame experts say

The Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments Wednesday (Nov. 4) in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that “presents timely and important questions about the Court’s First Amendment doctrines and the balance between religious freedom and antidiscrimination…

Expert Available: Supreme Court Nominations 101

Lady Justice and Lady Liberty. Strong female symbols have long been used to represent the embodiment of American ideals and freedom. So, it almost seems fitting that two women — the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Donald Trump’s presumptive replacement nominee Amy Coney Barrett — are at the heart of tensions over a vacancy on the country’s highest court.

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Ruling Limiting Birth Control Coverage Under Obamacare

Professor Lena Merjanian, a reproductive health expert and gynecologist at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is available to comment on the Supreme Court ruling that allows employers with religious or moral objections to deny women birth control coverage…

Donna Friedsam, an expert on health care financing, coverage, access, and cost, can discuss the Trump administration’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court invalidate the Affordable Care Act. The justices will hear arguments in the case sometime next

Donna Friedsam is Distinguished Researcher; Health Policy Programs Director, Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP)College of Letters and Science. She is an expert on health care financing, coverage, and access.  She can discuss:  Medicaid, BadgerCare, Affordable Care Act, and other safety…

Supreme Court just the beginning for LGBTQ workplace equality

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case Bostock v. Clayton County, finding it illegal for employers to discriminate against LGBTQ workers. Katrina Nobles is the Director of Conflict Programs at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and…

In Mazars v. Trump, result will hinge on closed-door conference

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in the Trump v. Mazars case, which will determine if the U.S. House of Representatives can subpoena a third party for President Trump’s private financial records. Jens David Ohlin, vice dean and professor…