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Public Health and the Law

May 6, 2015

Public health law has deep historical roots, but it has only recently emerged as a distinct area of legal study. Part of what distinguishes public health law is its focus on prevention and populations: whereas healthcare law generally focuses on the delivery of treatment to individual patients, public health law generally focuses on preventing injury and disease by lowering health risks among ...


Models for Change: Systems for Juvenile Justice Reform

May 6, 2015

Originally launched in 2004, Models for Change is a multi-state initiative, that works to create and guide advances in the juvenile justice system. Funded by the John T. and Catherine D. MacArthur Foundation, the project is focused on creating a more fair, effective, rational and developmentally appropriate system. Using research and detailed evidence for how to effectively improve outcomes for ...