first amendment, commercial speech, privacy, confidentiality, data mining, HIPAA
On April 26, 2011, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Vermont data mining case, Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc. Respondents claim this is the most important commercial speech case in a decade. Petitioner (the State of Vermont) argues this is the most important medical privacy case since Whalen v. Roe.
The is an amicus brief supporting Vermont, written by law professors and submitted on behalf of the New England Journal of Medicine
First Amendment | Health Law and Policy | Privacy Law
Digital Commons Citation
Outterson, Kevin; Orentlicher, David; Robertson, Christopher T.; and Pasquale, Frank A., "William H. Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. v. IMS Health Inc., et al. - Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners" (2011). Faculty Scholarship. 1369.