Domestic litigation has become a principal strategy for realizing international treaty obligations for the human right to health, providing causes of action for the public's health and empowering individuals to raise human rights claims for HIV prevention, treatment and care. In the past 15 years, advocates have laid the groundwork on which a rapidly expanding enforcement paradigm has arisen at the intersection of human rights litigation and HIV/AIDS policy. As this enforcement develops across multiple countries, human rights are translated from principle to practice in the global response to HIV/AIDS, transforming aspirational declarations into justiciable obligations and implementing human rights through national policies and programs.
- 1. Lawyers, Guns, and Money
- 2. Making the Case for Laws that Improve Health
- 3. What Gets Measured, Gets Changed
- 4. Health in All Policies
- 5. The Potential of Shared Decision Making to Reduce Health Disparities
- 6. Environmental Public Health Law
- 7. State Boards of Health
- 8. Policy Issues in American Indian Health Governance
- 9. Global Public Health Legal Responses to H1N1
- 10. Public Health Preparedness Laws and Policies
- 11. Protecting the Mental Health of First Responders
- 12. Five Legal Preparedness Challenges for Responding to Future Public Health Emergencies
- 13. Implementing Health Reform at the State Level
- 14. Rhetorical Federalism
- 15. Meaningful Use and Certification of Health Information Technology
- 16. Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy
- 17. The Role of Federal Preemption in Injury Prevention Litigation
- 18. Regulating Food Retail for Obesity Prevention
- 19. Pursuing Health Equity
- 20. The Michigan BioTrust for Health
- 21. Becoming the Standard
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