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Veteran legal expert says SCOTUS abortion ruling will likely lead next to challenges to some marriage, contraception rights

June 24, 2022 – Jonathan Entin, a veteran law professor and legal expert (who clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsberg in the 1980s) at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law, is available for comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization  Entin said the SCOTUS decision on Dobbs will encourage further […]

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New study: Hydroxychloroquine ineffective as a preventive antiviral against COVID-19

CLEVELAND, August 17, 2020 – Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have added to the growing body of understanding about how hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is not a possible defense against COVID-19. Specifically, they found that HCQ is not effective in preventing COVID-19 in patients with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting a broader interpretation of HCQ […]

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Exposure to domestic violence costs US government $55 billion each year

April 27, 2018 – The federal government spends an estimated $55 billion annually on dealing with the effects of childhood exposure to domestic violence, according to new research by social scientists at Case Western Reserve University. The results of a study on the national economic impact of exposure to domestic violence–published in The Journal of […]

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Shale gas — not EPA rules — has pushed decline in coal-generated electricity, study confirms

Oct. 7, 2016 – Cheap shale gas produced by fracking has driven the decline in coal production in the United States during the last decade, researchers at the Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University have found. Power plants, which use 93 percent of the coal produced nationally, have been operating under the […]