Papers examining legal aspects of obesity prevention

Two new papers examining legal aspects of the use of regulation and law in obesity prevention have been published by members of the HealthyLaws team. Lead by Prof. Elizabeth Handsley, Flinders University, the papers examine aspects of Constitutional law:

Lau, Jacqueline, Handsley, Elizabeth and Reynolds, Christopher. 1917. Obesity prevention laws and the Australian Constitution. Journal of Law and Medicine. 25(1); 248-266. Download abstract

and international human rights law:

Gorman, Emma and Elizabeth Handsley (2017). “International human rights law and the prevention of childhood obesity.” Australian Journal of Human Rights: 1-20. Link


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