Legal Tools that Threaten Public Health Progress
Concurrent Sessions 6: 10:00 am – 11:15 am, Thursday, September 23, 2021
This session will include a discussion of legal tools that threaten the public’s health in three key areas. Session presenters will examine the deregulation of concealed firearms and associated threats to public safety; the status of recent intrusive state abortion regulations and the threat they pose to women’s health; and the previous administration’s cancellation and rollback of environmental regulations and how these changes have affected environmental protection and health.
- Alexander McCourt, JD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Paul Locke, MPH, JD, DrPH, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Joanne Rosen, JD, MA, Senior Lecturer, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health