When Public Health Goes to Court: Judicial Structure and Functions

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Date Developed: 02/05/2015. Source: Network for Public Health Law. Presenter(s): David T. Emerson, Lorre Cuzze, JD, MPH; Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH; Kerri McGowan Lowrey, JD, MPH. Type: Webcast. Level: Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.


This webinar examines the structure and essential functions of the state and federal court systems, including administrative courts, explores the Tribal court system, and describes the role of court watch programs in addressing public health issues.

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