Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this article from the ABA Journal. Read the Full Article
Professor Hosea Harvey was quoted in this story from WHYY. Read the full article.
Professor Hosea Harvey was quoted in this blog post on Medical XPress. Read the Full Post
Temple Law Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this article from Crain’s Philadelphia. Read the Full Article
Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this WHYY Newsworks / NPR story about Philadelphia’s soda tax.
Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this Baltimore Sun article about a settlement between the NCAA and the family of a college football player who died from concussion-related injuries. Read the Full Article
From menu calorie counts to counting youth concussions, in recent years lawmakers have designed new public health law interventions that attempt to nudge individuals toward better health outcomes by limiting choice, providing information and education, and changing norms and values. But why do we expect the general public to adopt and be informed by these new interventions, and pursuant to what theoretical framework? Utilizing a nationwide 2,000 participant survey sample that was developed and deployed by the author to evaluate socio-demographic differences within public support for recent public health law interventions, the Article engages recent interventions (from coercion to nudging) across food-diet, smoking, and youth sports TBI law domains, arguing that such interventions and their impacts are best understood through the lens of political-psychology. Particular attention is paid to race, gender, and ideological differences in public perception of public health law interventions and the role that such differences play in the transmission of legal norms and the adoption of such norms in sub-populations. To further explore the intersection of socio-demographic variables in the transmission and …
Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this New York Times article about several class-action lawsuits filed against colleges and the N.C.A.A. over alleged negligence in their handling of head injuries. Read the Full Story
Professor Hosea Harvey is quoted in this article by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on a class action lawsuit filed against the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, which alleges that the governing body did little to protect youth athletes from or help them with concussions suffered while playing high school sports. Professor Harvey does not believe the suit will be successful. Read the full story.
This article advances, for the first time, a framework for situating public health law interventions as occurring in a predictable four-stage process. In this article, written in connection with our panel at the Public Health Law Research Conference (2014), we briefly apply this four-stage framework to youth sports TBI laws, and conclude that public health lawmaking in this area is consistent with prior high-visibility public health law interventions. Download the paper at SSRN.