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Professor Valarie Blake Publishes New Article in California Law Review Online

West Virginia University College of Law professor Valarie Blake recently published a new article in the California Law Review Online. The article, "Sex Discrimination in Healthcare: Section 1557 and LGBTQ Rights After Bostock", was co-authored with Amy Post (3L) and Ashley Stephens (2L) and appears in volume 11 of the journal.

From the abstract:

Professor Valarie Blake Co-Authors Contribution to The Conversation

West Virginia University law professor Valarie Blake co-authored an article published at The Conversation with political science professor Simon Haeder on December 17, 2018. The article is titled "Why the Texas ruling on Obamacare is on shaky legal ground" and discusses the opinion federal judge in Texas which struck down the entire Affordable Care Act on the grounds that its mandate requiring people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional and the rest of the law cannot stand without it. Professors Black and Haeder argue that the ACA is well settled law and that politics have heavily shaped this case.

Read more of Professor Blake's scholarship on SSRN.