November 19, 2010

Whatever you think of the outcome, the 2010 elections remind us of the power of the grassroots in American politics. This should not come as a surprise to the public health community:  In her 2007 book Disease Prevention as Social Change, Constance Nathanson wrote, “The strength of [the American system] lies in its citizens’ capacity …

October 21, 2010

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Middle District. Decided: October 19, 2010. Schuylkill Township appeals the Commonwealth Court’s order affirming a Department of Labor and Industry adjudication invalidating the Township’s sprinkler ordinance; the Ordinance required standards beyond the minimum requirements of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC), and that court found no local circumstances …