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PSCI 230 Public Health Law and Policy

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  • Spring 2021
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2021 — MW 10:25 - 11:40
    Course Syllabus

    The course introduces the legal and social justice frameworks for urgent public health issues, such as vaccinations, tobacco regulation and gun control.

  • Spring 2020
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2020 — MW 10:25 - 11:40

    The course introduces the legal and social justice frameworks for urgent public health issues, such as vaccinations, tobacco regulation and gun control.

  • Spring 2019
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2019 — MW 18:15 - 19:30
    Course Syllabus

    The course introduces the legal and social justice frameworks for urgent public health issues, such as vaccinations, tobacco regulation and gun control.

  • Spring 2018
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2018 — MW 18:15 - 19:30
    Course Syllabus

    The course is about the legal and social justice framework for urgent public health issues, such as regulation of vaccinations, e-cigarettes, and abortion.

  • Spring 2017
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2017 — MW 19:40 - 20:55
    Course Syllabus

    The course focuses on government powers, duties, and restraints to assure the health of all populations; by examining the theories and concepts behind public health law, by describing the laws that create programs and policies for the vulnerable populations with which public health is concerned, and by exploring the constitutional tensions between public health efforts and the counterbalancing rights to liberty, freedom of speech, of association, and others. The format of the course combines lectures with current-event case studies, and community field visits.

  • Spring 2016
    Molly McNulty
    Spring 2016 — MW 19:40 - 20:55
    Course Syllabus

    The course focuses on government powers, duties, and restraints to assure the health of all populations; by examining the theories and concepts behind public health law, by describing the laws that create programs and policies for the vulnerable populations with which public health is concerned, and by exploring the constitutional tensions between public health efforts and the counterbalancing rights to liberty, freedom of speech, of association, and others. The format of the course combines lectures with current-event case studies, and community field visits.