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Established in 1984, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and  Policy is a legal periodical run by students at the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. The Journal is dedicated to in-depth legal analysis of the recent trends in modern health care, issues involving the relationship of the life sciences to the social sciences and humanities, bioethics, and ethical, economic, philosophical and social aspects of medical practice and the delivery of health care systems.  The Journal prides itself in its ability to also publish health policy issues such as public policy, policy formation and development, and government regulation. Other material the Journal often publishes relates to health and the environment.

The Journal is published semi-annually and has hundreds of subscribers worldwide.  The Journal is listed in the Index of Legal Periodicals, LEXIS-NEXIS, Westlaw, Current Index to Legal Periodicals, Current Law Index, the National Library of Medicine's Health Planning and Administration Database, BIOSIS, Current Contents/Health Services Administration, the National Reference Center for Bioethics Library, Literature of the Bioethics Information Retrieval Project of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, Abstracts of Book Reviews in Current Legal Periodicals, The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation and Hospital Literature Index. 

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