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James Blumstein

Law School, VUMC team up on DHHS grant to develop and test “safe harbor” standards of care

Apr. 18, 2019—A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University’s schools of law, medicine and management has received a five-year research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and test “safe harbor” standards of care based on scientific evidence.

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Supreme Court experts ready to discuss upcoming decisions

May. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt legal experts are available to talk about the latest Supreme Court decisions.

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Legal expert explains how Supreme Court should rule in Affordable Care Act suit

Feb. 23, 2015—The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Vanderbilt University legal expert James Blumstein says the true issue surrounding the King v. Burwell case is separation of powers.

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Vanderbilt law professor influences SCOTUS health care decision

Jul. 3, 2012—A brief filed by James F. Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy at Vanderbilt Law School, provided a key legal argument relied on by Chief Justice John Roberts in his historic decision on the Affordable Care Act.

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Vanderbilt professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Mar. 21, 2012—The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases.

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Threats to Religious Liberty: On Campuses and Across the Nation

Mar. 20, 2012—Watch video of scholars James F. Blumstein of Vanderbilt, Robert P. George of Princeton University and Michael Paulsen of St. Thomas School of Law discuss the intersection of religious freedom, freedom of conscience, freedom of association and freedom of speech on a range of contemporary issues at a forum March 15.  

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Threats to religious liberty topic of March 15 forum

Mar. 14, 2012—Scholars will discuss the intersection of religious freedom, freedom of conscience, freedom of association and freedom of speech on a range of  contemporary issues at a forum March 15 at Vanderbilt University. The 7 to 8:30 p.m. forum in the Renaissance Room (36) at Vanderbilt Law School is free and open to the public. Moderated by Carol M. Swain,...

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March 15 forum: Threats to Religious Liberty: On Campuses and across the Nation

Mar. 2, 2012—Scholars will discuss the intersection of religious freedom, freedom of conscience, freedom of association and freedom of speech on a range of  contemporary issues at a forum March 15 at Vanderbilt University. The 7 to 8:30 p.m. forum in the Renaissance Room (36) at Vanderbilt Law School is free and open to the public. Moderated...

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Supreme Court should strike down Medicaid expansion: Vanderbilt expert

Jan. 20, 2012—Vanderbilt law professor James F. Blumstein has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that President Obama’s proposed expansion of Medicaid would put too much of an unforeseeable burden on the states.

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Vanderbilt professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Oct. 12, 2011—The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases.

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Blumstein: court should strike down Medicaid expansion

Oct. 5, 2011—The Supreme Court should strike down President Obama’s proposed expansion of Medicaid, says James F. Blumstein of Vanderbilt University Law School.

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Vanderbilt experts weigh in on legal and business controversies of health care law

Feb. 4, 2011—The legal debate over President Obama’s health care law – specifically whether the insurance requirement in the law goes beyond Congress’s authority and is thus unconstitutional – is likely to go to the Supreme Court. Vanderbilt University Law School and the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management have experts who can weigh in on the debate and the future of health care in America.

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