Faculty Bibliographies

Dorit Rubinstein Reiss


Journal Articles

  • Commentary: No Right Answer: Officials Need Discretion on Whether to Allow Natural Immunity Exemptions, ___ J. Med. Ethics ___ (forthcoming 2022).
  • Law in the Service of Misinformation: How Anti-Vaccine Groups Use the Law to Help Spin a False Narrative, ___ NW J. L. & Pub. Pol'y ___ (forthcoming 2022) (with Viridiana Ordonez).
  • Laws Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates: An Overview, 23 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 788 (2022). URL
  • COVID-19 and Regulating Vaccines, 85 Soc. Educ. 129 (2021). FULLTEXT
  • COVID-19 Antibody Testing as a Precondition for Employment: Ethical and Legal Considerations, 49 J.L. Med. & Ethics 293 (2021) (with Sara Gerke, Gali Katznelson, & Carmel Shachar). FULLTEXT
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for University Students, ___ N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y ___ (2021) (with John DiPaolo). SSRN
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Through the Lived Experiences of Health Care Personnel: Policy and Legal Considerations, 5.1 Health Equity (2021) (with Rachel Gur-Arie & Zackary Berger). FULLTEXT
  • Employer-Mandated Vaccination for COVID-19, 111 Am. J. Public Health 1061 (2021) (with Mark A. Rothstein & Wendy E. Parmet). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Experimental? It Doesn't Mean What You Think it Means, Denver L. Rev. Forum (2021) (with Arthur Caplan). URL
  • How Congress Can Help Raise Vaccine Rates, 96 Notre Dame L. Rev. Online 42 (2021) (with Y. Tony Yang). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance: Recommendations from the Lancet Commission on Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance, and Demand in the USA, The Lancet (Nov. 15, 2021) (with Saad B. Omer, et al.). URL
  • US State-Level Legal Interventions Related to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, JAMA Network Open (Dec. 2, 2021) (with Breanna Fernandes et al.). URL
  • US State-Level Legal Interventions Related to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, 327 JAMA 178 (2021) (with Breanna Fernandes, Mark Christopher Navin, Saad B. Omer, & Katie Attwell). URL
  • Vaccines Mandates and Religion: Where are We Headed with the Current Supreme Court?, 49 J.L. Med. & Ethics 552 (2021). URL
  • Commentary: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Healthcare Employer-Mandated Vaccinations, 38 Vaccine 3184 (2020) (with Y. Tony Yang & Elizabeth Pendo). URL
  • Considerations in Mandating a New Covid-19 Vaccine in the USA for Children and Adults, 7 J. L. & Biosci. 1 (2020) (with Arthur J. Caplan). FULLTEXT
  • Digging the Rabbit Hole, COVID-19 Edition: Anti-Vaccine Themes and the Discourse Around COVID-19, 22 Microbes & Infection 608 (November–December 2020) (with Tara C. Smith). FULLTEXT
  • Informed Consent to Vaccination: Theoretical, Legal, and Empirical Insights, 45 Am. J.L. & Med. 357 (2020) (with Nili Karako-Eyal). SSRN URL
  • Institutionalizing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Independence, 12 ConLawNOW 107 (2020). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • More Than a Mask: Stay-At-Home Orders and Religious Freedom, 57 San Diego L. Rev. 947 (2020) (with Madeline Thomas). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Providing Adolescents with Independent and Confidential Access to Childhood Vaccines: A Proposal to Lower the Age of Consen, 52 Conn. L. Rev. 771 (2020) (with Lois A. Weithorn). SSRN
  • The COVID-19 Vaccine Dilemma, 6 Admin. L. Rev. Accord 49 (2020). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • When Are Vaccine Mandates Appropriate?, 22 AMA J. Ethics E36 (2020) (with Carmel Shachar). FULLTEXT
  • When Public Participation is Public Theatre: Misuse of Public Comment Opportunities by Anti-Vaccine Activists, 73 Stan. L. Rev. Online (May 2020) (with Barbara S. Romzek). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Government Role in Regulating Vaccine Misinformation on Social Media Platforms, 173 JAMA Pediatrics 1011 (2019) (with Y. Tony Yang & David A. Broniatowski). URL
  • Legal and Policy Responses to Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks, 47 J.L. Med. & Ethics 11 (Summer 2019) (with Leila Barraza & Patricia Freeman). FULLTEXT
  • Measles and Misrepresentation in Minnesota: Can there be Liability for Anti Vaccine Misinformation that Causes Bodily Harm?, 56 San Diego L. Rev. 531 (2019) (with John L. Diamond). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Law and Vaccine Resistance, 363 Sci. 795 (2019). FULLTEXT
  • Using and Misusing Legal Decisions: Why Antivaccine Claims About NVICP Cases Are Wrong, 20 Minn. J. L. Sci. & Tech. 191 (2019). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Commentary: Vaccine Medical Exemptions Are a Delegated Public Health Authority, 142 Pediatrics (2018) (with Richard J. Pan). FULLTEXT
  • French Mandatory Vaccine Policy, 7 Vaccine 1323 (2018) (with Y. Tony Yang). URL
  • Influenza Mandates and Religious Accommodation: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls, 46 J.L. Med. & Ethics 756 (2018) (with V.B. Dubal). FULLTEXT URL
  • Legal Approaches to Promoting Parental Compliance with Childhood Immunization Recommendations, 14 Hum. Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 1610 (2018) (with Lois Weithorn). FULLTEXT
  • Litigating Alternative Facts: School Mandates in the Courts, 21 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 207 (2018). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Regulating in the Era of Fake News: Anti-Vaccine Activists Respond to the CDC Quarantine Rule, 79 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 676 (2018). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • CDC’s New Rule to Track and Quarantine Travellers, 24 J. Travel Med. 70 (2017) (with Y. Tony Yang). FULLTEXT URL
  • Decoupling Vaccine Laws, 58 B.C. L. Rev. E. Supp. 9 (2017). FULLTEXT SSRN URL
  • Rights of the Unvaccinated Child, 73 Stud. L. Pol. & Soc'y 75 (2017).
  • Ensuring Compliance From 35,000 Feet: Accountability and Trade-Offs in Aviation Safety Regulatory Networks, 50 Admin & Soc'y 1478 (2016) (with Russell W. Mills & Christopher J. Koliba). URL
  • First Do No Harm: Protecting Patients Through Immunizing Health Care Workers, 26 Health Matrix 363 (2016) (with Rene F. Najera). SSRN
  • Funding the Costs of Disease Outbreaks Caused by Non Vaccination, 43 J.L. Med. & Ethics 633 (2015) (with Charlotte A Moser & Robert L. Schwartz). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Herd Immunity and Immunization Policy: The Importance of Accuracy, 94 Or. L. Rev. 1 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Medical Advice and Vaccinating: What Liability, 26 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 265 (2015). SSRN
  • Responding to the Childhood Vaccination Crisis: Legal Frameworks and Tools in the Context of Parental Vaccine Refusal, 63 Buff. L. Rev. 881 (2015) (with Lois A. Weithorn). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Eye of the Beholder: Participation and Impact in Telecommunications (De)Regulation, 6 Wm & Mary Pol’y Rev. 56 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Vaccines, Measles and Rights, 2 Wake Forest L. Rev. Common Law 138 (2015). FULLTEXT URL
  • Vaccines, School Mandates, and California's Right to Education, 63 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 98 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN URL
  • Compensating the Victims of Failure to Vaccinate: What are the Options?, 23 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 595 (2014). FULLTEXT
  • Relying on Government in Comparison: What can the United States Learn from Abroad in Relation to Administrative Estoppel?, 38 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 75 (2014). FULLTEXT
  • Secondary Learning and the Unintended Benefits of Collaborative Mechanisms: The Federal Aviation Administration’s Voluntary Disclosure Programs, 8 Reg. & Governance 437 (2014) (with Russell W. Mills). URL
  • Thou Shalt Not Take the Name of the Lord Thy God in Vain: Use and Abuse of Religious Exemptions from School Immunization Requirements, 65 Hastings L.J. 1551 (2014). FULLTEXT
  • The Benefits of Capture, 47 Wake Forest L. Rev. 569 (2012). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Account Me In: Agencies in Quest of Accountability, 19 J.L. & Pol'y 611 (2011). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • No Innocents Here: Using Litigation to Fight Against the Costs of Universal Service in France, 1 Creighton Int'l & Comp. L.J. 5 (2011). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Agency Accountability Strategies After Liberalization: Universal Service in the United Kingdom, France, and Sweden, 31 Law & Pol'y 111 (2009). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Participation in Governance from a Comparative Perspective: Citizen Involvement in Telecommunications and Electricity in the United Kingdom, France and Sweden, 2009 J. Disp. Resol. 381 (2009). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Tailored Participation: Modernizing the APA Rulemaking Procedures, 12 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 321 (2009). FULLTEXT SSRN
Chapters In Books

  • The Anti-Vaccine Movement: A Litany of Fallacy and Errors, in Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science 195 (Allison B. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman eds., MIT Press 2018) (with Jonathan Howard). URL
  • When Children Pay the Price of Freedom of Religion, in Religious Freedom in America: A Reference Book 125 (Michael C. LeMay ed., ABC-CLIO 2018). AMAZON
  • The Role of Trust in the Regulation of Complex and High-Risk Industries: The Case of the US Federal Aviation Administration’s Voluntary Disclosure Programs, in Trust in Regulatory Regimes 37 (Frédérique Six & Koen Verhoest eds., Edward Elgar 2017) (with Russell W. Mills).
  • Administrative Agencies as Creators of Administrative Law Norms: Evidence from the UK, France and Sweden, in Comparative Administrative Law 373 (Susan Rose-Ackerman & Peter L. Lindseth eds., Edward Elgar 2010). CATALOG
Newspaper & Magazine Articles

  • Facebook and Google are Prolonging the Pandemic, S.F. Chron., Mar. 1, 2021. URL
  • One More Argument Against Vaccine Mandates Crumbles, Barron's, May 11, 2021 (with Arthur Caplan). URL
  • Op-Ed: OSHA suspended its vaccine rule after judges got it wrong, L.A. Times, Nov. 18, 2021. URL
  • Opinion: Yes, Biden Has the Power to Require Vaccines or Testing in Private Businesses, Wash. Post, Nov. 9, 2021 (with Lawrence O. Gostin). URL
  • Let Minors Choose Themselves to Vaccinate Against Measles, Seattle Times, Feb. 18, 2019 (with David I. Levine). URL
  • Parents Have No Right to Expose Other Kids, S.F. Daily Journal, Mar. 30, 2015. URL
  • Dismantling the NVICP Is Bad for All of Us, Law.Com and The Recorder, Nov. 22, 2013. CATALOG
Other Publications

  • Anti-Vaccine Activists Try to Use Liability Insurance Policies for Easy Money, Skeptical Raptor (May 1, 2022). URL
  • Judge Vacates CDC Mask Mandate in a Problematic Decision, Skeptical Raptor (Apr. 25, 2022). URL
  • Jury Rejects Malpractice Claim That a Vaccine Caused Child’s Autism, Skeptical Raptor (Mar. 13, 2022). URL
  • Vaccine Consent for Minors — Federal Judge Puts DC Law on Hold, Skeptical Raptor (Mar. 30, 2022). URL
  • Court Stays the Biden OSHA COVID Vaccine Mandate — an Analysis, Skeptical Raptor (Nov. 17, 2021). URL
  • Can Colleges and Universities Require Student Covid-19 Vaccination?, Harvard L. Rev. Blog (Mar. 15, 2021) (with I. Glenn Cohen). URL
Dissertations & Theses

  • Regulatory Accountability: Telecommunications and Electricity Agencies in the United Kingdom, France and Sweden (Feb. 2008) (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley) (on file with author).

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