Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime
See how U.S. Supreme Court justices looked to AMA policy and research to change its views toward alcoholism and other alcohol-related matters.
AMA advises U.S. Supreme Court on transgender individuals’ rights
The U.S. Supreme Court has looked to the AMA for a medical definition and the AMA Litigation Center has filed amicus briefs supporting patients’ rights.
AMA: Leading medical organizations fight for transgender Americans
The AMA and 15 national health care organizations filed a joint brief urging SCOTUS to rule to protect transgender individuals from employment discrimination.
AMA takes a stand for transgender Americans in Supreme Court filing
LGBTQ+ individuals face increased depression, self-harm, if laws don’t prohibit discrimination, AMA Litigation Center tells the U.S. Supreme Court.
Supreme Court to Medicare: Seek feedback before changing rules
In a victory for physicians and patients, the government must disclose any changes to the program and gather input before making anything final.
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Ruling on Kentucky law undermines patient-physician relationship
U.S. appellate court upholds Kentucky law requiring women to view ultrasound before abortion, contradicts earlier ruling on North Carolina’s similar law.
Supreme Court listens to AMA regarding adolescents’ development
When the U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to rule on cases that involve adolescents, justices trusted what the AMA has to say about developing minds.
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