This legal map presents statutes and regulations that authorize the involuntary commitment of substance users, in effect as of March 1, 2018. It catalogs the statutory standards authorizing commitment, parties authorized to petition for a commitment, provisions surrounding clinical assessments, parameters of judicial review, time periods for commitment authorization, allowable treatment, and procedures for recommitment.
Scott Burris examines opportunity costs in public health law and the role evaluation and legal epidemiology should play in monitoring and evaluating the laws that impact Americans' health.
This new legal map on LawAtlas.org covers important features of state pain care-related laws and other regulatory policies.
This legal map published to LawAtlas.org identifies key features of state policies that set thresholds for Morphine Equivalent Daily Doses (MEDD).
This map shows laws that require facilities where abortions are performed to be regulated under a distinct abortion facility licensing (AFL) provision, and/or meet special requirements regulating abortion providers. This page identifies variation in states that have AFL requirements in effect as of December 1, 2018.
This legal map shows laws requiring facilities where abortions are performed to be licensed as ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) and meet regulations governing ASCs in effect as of December 1, 2018.